This is a file from the Wikimedia Commons

File:FA-18 Hornet breaking sound barrier (7 July 1999).jpg

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Original file(2,100 × 1,500 pixels, file size: 1.38 MB, MIME type: image/jpeg)

U.S. Navy F/A-18 at transonic speed. The cloud is due to the Prandtl-Glauert singularity.

Description
English: Off the coast of Pusan, South Korea: An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron One Five One (VFA-151) breaks the sound barrier in the skies over the Pacific Ocean. VFA-151 is deployed aboard USS Constellation (CVN 64). The image was an Astronomy Picture of the Day on August 19, 2007.
Location Off the coast of Pusan, South Korea
Aircraft type McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet
Operator United States Navy
Activity in flight
Type photograph
Date
Source
Seal of the United States Department of the Navy.svg

This Image was released by the United States Navy with the ID 990707-N-6483G-001 (next).
This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still required. See Commons:Licensing for more information.


বাংলা | Deutsch | English | español | euskara | فارسی | français | italiano | 日本語 | 한국어 | македонски | മലയാളം | Plattdüütsch | Nederlands | polski | پښتو | português | svenska | Türkçe | українська | 中文 | 中文(简体)‎ | +/−

Flag of the United States.svg
Author Ensign John Gay, U.S. Navy
Permission
(Reusing this file)

Quote of http://www.chinfo.navy.mil/navpalib/questions/photos.htmlU.S. Navy photographs and digital images are in the public domain and therefore are not copyrighted. However, if used, credit should be "U.S. Navy photo by [photographer's name]" or "U.S. Navy footage/video"

Other versions
Reduced grain

Public domain
This file is a work of a sailor or employee of the U.S. Navy, taken or made as part of that person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image is in the public domain in the United States.
Seal of the United States Department of the Navy.svg
Picture of the day This image was selected as picture of the day on Wikimedia Commons for . It was captioned as follows:
English: A FA‑18 Hornet breaks the sound barrier

File history

Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time.

Date/TimeThumbnailDimensionsUserComment
current14:23, 9 November 2004Thumbnail for version as of 14:23, 9 November 20042,100 × 1,500 (1.38 MB)Duffman~commonswiki

Global file usage

The following other wikis use this file:

View more global usage of this file.

Metadata