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hornet

(hôr′nĭt)
n.
Any of various large stinging wasps of the family Vespidae, chiefly of the genera Vespa and Vespula, that characteristically build large papery nests.
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Dave Hecht, public affairs officer for Naval Air Force Atlantic, the Super Hornet's crew, which was based at the Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach, was "conducting a training flight" in the Key West.
The Hornet load, when zeroed at 200 yards, drops 17.1 inches at 300 yards.
Following the arrival of Asian hornets in the UK, Professor Pete Barrar, director of the National Beekeeping Centre at Bodnant Welsh Food Centre in the Conwy Valley, has warned beekeepers in North Wales to be vigilant.
In September last year, staff at an apiary near Tetbury in Gloucestershire spotted something they had anticipated but hoped they'd never see--Asian hornets foraging for food.
The second element was the Classic Hornet fleet was serving us very well, and was due to be replaced by the F-35 but, that said, there was some risk in the timeline for the F-35.
Inspectors from the National Bee Unit destroyed the nest and, although two dead hornets were found in North Somerset, no further sightings have been reported.
"As soon as I got over to him I could feel things landing on me, it Stings by hornets on Tamsin's body and, main, with Reggie felt like hot ash all over me.
Paper wasps especially tend to nest in high traffic areas such as under pavilion roofs or garage eaves, although hornet nests have appeared in brush beside garden paths and under porches.
With 15m total and three million monthly active users, Hornet claims the number two position in the sector.
"In my experience, this year has been exceptional for hornet and wasp activity so it doesn't surprise me that more people are noticing them."
Measuring in at slightly smaller than the European hornets, which have various yellow bands, Asian hornet queens are about 3cm long, and the workers are slightly smaller.
6 If you want to find a nest then you need to hunt for hornets in the evening.