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

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
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This Image was released by the United States Navy with the ID 990707-N-6483G-001 (next).
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Author Ensign John Gay, U.S. Navy
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English: A FA‑18 Hornet breaks the sound barrier

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