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McDonnell Douglas FA-18 Hornet (16-5805)

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A Hawk and a Hornet ..... A NAWDC F/A-18F (165805) rolls south on KNFL's taxiway Alpha for a launch from runway 31L as, in the background, a Sikorsky MH-60s Knighthawk (167838, an S-70), lifts away. Both aircraft were departing to participate in a morning training exercise with an F/A-18 Growler squadron from Australia (6 Squadron, RAAF Base Amberley).
** NAWDC was formerly NSAWC. The title on the tail of this Super Bug has not yet been repainted. **

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Gary SchenauerPhoto Uploader
This is a first-time photo of both the Knighthawk (167838) and the Super Hornet (165805) to be posted into the FA picture gallery. I have individual closeup shots of both that I will try to post later.
cliff731
A very good "catch", Gary... and a great photo capture too!!! :-)
Dave Sheehy
5* Gary- nice catch and snap.
Greg Byington
Great catch!
Tom Vance
5x5 each, great stuff Gman!
Tom Vance
5x5 each, great stuff Gman!
Gary SchenauerPhoto Uploader
Dave ... Wassup? Watch your e/m for a pic of an RAAF colorbird. 6 Squadron CO's E/A-18G is super-lookin'!
Hey, Alien ... Thanx for all your comments. I'm off to LAX later this month so when I get back I'll finally have some pics of the really BIG birds to post. Also gonna be over in Sacto in May; maybe we can link up for lunch?
Erico Baptista
wow....a Hawk and a Hornet!!!so nice! so beautfull!
David Aaron
An empty backseat...a terrible thing to waste.
jthyland
Nice.
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