Aircraft Test Case- F18 Super Hornet

This test case is based on the Aircraft Template 881C structure, weight distributions, and manufacturing complexities. All hardware objects are scaled to the weight of the F-18. No changes are made to the software objects of the template. This example uses production schedule dates and quantities of the F-18 program. No attempt has been made to differeniate among the various models of the F-18 nor has any attempt been made to simulate the mutilple production lots of the program. Therefore, this example should be viewed as an illustration of how the aircraft template can be used to produce a rough cost estimate of a known aircraft program.