Aviation Photo #0922768 McDonnell Douglas F-18C Hornet - Finland - Air Force

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Finnish Hornet captured during its display at RIAT 2005
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    Geoff Spinks
    Finland - Air Force
    McDonnell Douglas F-18C Hornet
    McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet
    McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet
    McDonnell Douglas
    1464/FNC044
    HN-444
    Fairford
    England
    United Kingdom
    July 16, 2005
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Anonymous
14 years ago
I just love this aircraft, and you can see the hole windspread and the afterburn.. just crazy!!!
Anonymous
14 years ago
Unbelieveable angle that I've never seen before in any picture taken of a Hornet. Great detail on the image also.
Anonymous
14 years ago
HORNET POWER POWER ........SUPER ...GREAT WORTEX
Anonymous
14 years ago
Yeahhh!!! Up pretty plane! Up!!!
Anonymous
13 years ago
I saw the same at the Paris-Le Bourget Air Show 2005!!!but on these shot you cannot feel the noise!!!so noisy!!!
Anonymous
13 years ago
The wing fold is about to break?
Anonymous
13 years ago
Pure precision, pure power! just looks so menacing! rock on , suomi!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous
13 years ago
The condensation coming from the front of the plane is caused by vortex generators which create a mass of low pressure above the wing thus increasing the lift the wing produces at high angles of attach.....Cool picture which captures this aerodynamic principle
Anonymous
13 years ago
I thought the pilots were having a smoke.
Anonymous
13 years ago
Those wingtips looks like they're about to break with all that G-Force.
Anonymous
13 years ago
Great!
Anonymous
13 years ago
Fantastic
Anonymous
13 years ago
Any picture of a hornet is amazing! nice one spinks
Anonymous
13 years ago
Beautiful picture.

Anyone else notice the hydralic fluid service door on the right side of the aircraft is open? It's just aft of the flap trailing edge.
Anonymous
13 years ago
The only thing missing from this picture is the heavenly smell of jet petroleum & the thundering symphony from those twin F404-GE-400s. Thanks, Geoff, for sharing a Great capture here.

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