I'm going to let this slide with an informal warning and reminder since its is only a couple sentences.
F-18s were in use already by the Spanish? I thought the first F-18s didn't get deployed until 1984 onwards.
Spanish Republic Air Force maintenance personnel in the pouring rain sheltered by a Spanish F-18 on the tarmac at Albacete Air Force Base. The base is one of the last american diapsora enclaves on former Spain