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AEDC PHOTO # 78-146

A scale model of the Navy's F-18 Hornet jet fighter-- equipped with various external payloads-- was tested in Arnold Engineering Development Center's four-foot transonic wind tunnel. The Hornet was tested in combination with the AIM-7F Sparrow air-to-air missile and with a Mk-82 Snakeye bomb, a 315 gallon auxiliary fuel tank, and an Aim-9 Sidewinder missile.

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