1/72 F-117A Nighthawk Stealth Fighter 03899 Revell

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Developed at the highly secret ‘Skunk Works’, the F-117A Nighthawk was the first operational stealth fighter to be developed for the US Air Force, its multi-faceted design and construction materials giving it a very low radar signature. Revell’s detailed model captures the Nighthawk’s unique shape to perfection and includes a detailed cockpit, pilot figure, undercarriage and bomb bay with two laser guided bombs.

  • Age Range: 10+
  • Scale: 1:72
  • Parts: 37
  • Decal Options: Serial 80-0788, 49th FW, Holloman AFB, 2006

The Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk is an American single-seat, twin-engine stealth attack aircraft that was developed by Lockheed’s secretive Skunk Works division and operated by the United States Air Force (USAF). The F-117 was based on the Have Blue technology demonstrator.

The Nighthawk was the first operational aircraft to be designed around stealth technology. Its maiden flight took place in 1981, and the aircraft achieved initial operating capability status in 1983. The Nighthawk was shrouded in secrecy until it was revealed to the public in 1988. Of the 64 F-117s built, 59 were production versions, with the other five being demonstrators/prototypes.

The F-117 was widely publicized for its role in the Persian Gulf War of 1991. Although it was commonly referred to as the “Stealth Fighter”, it was strictly an attack aircraft. F-117s took part in the conflict in Yugoslavia, where one was shot down by a surface-to-air missile (SAM) in 1999; it was the only Nighthawk to be lost in combat. The U.S. Air Force retired the F-117 in 2008, primarily due to the fielding of the F-22 Raptor.

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