Watch And Learn: F/A-18 F Super Hornet Built From Ground Up

Solid as it looks shown here with all of its precious ordnance, the F/A-18 F Super Hornet strike fighter has to be assembled one tiny piece of metal at a time. See it all happen in glorious time-lapse photography:

Funny to me how much the beginning of the process is all about straight lines, while the latter half is all curves. Also funny to me how few women work in the field of aeroplane assembly. Must be a dude thing. [LiveLeak]