there is a difference, but it is so small that few know it. The only major difference is the air intake the nose.
just wondering, wasn't the hornet just the F-18, not the F/A-18. I thought that the F/A-18 was only for the Boeing's Superhornet Version
your drawing made me wanna see more ^^
Any Chinese copy of a foreign aircraft is far from breaking news. Besides, China is incapable of producing decent engines and avionics. Any resemblance in design is purely aesthetic. It'll be underpowered and electronically inferior.