Super Hornet returns to active-duty; 7 years after suffering in-flight fire

The U.S. Navy has managed to return a fire-damaged Super Hornet back to the fleet for the first time.

Photo: U.S. Navy

The aircraft has an in-flight engine fire in August 2009 and it took the Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) about 11,000 manhours over seven years to make it serviceable again.

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