Cracks Discovered in Deployed Hornets, Inspections Ordered

F/A-18 Hornet

F/A-18 Hornet

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Naval Air Systems Command issued a bulletin late last week ordering inspections for the entire fleet of 636 F/A-18A-D Hornet fighter jets due to cracks discovered on several deployed aircraft.

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