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Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk Stealth Aircraft

This is a plastic model kit of a 1/48 Scale Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk Stealth Aircraft by Tamiya.

Tamiya Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk Stealth Aircraft Plastic Model Airplane Kit 1/48 Scale #61059
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Specifications :
  • Scale: 1/48
  • Wingspan: 11" (27.6cm)
  • Length: 16-3/4" (42.6cm)
  • Tamiya Product Number: 61059
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"Nice kit"
rpablue88 (Woodstock, GA)
Pretty good kit, not too challenging. I can see mow why you have to use a computer to fly it, its about as aerodynamic as a grand piano.

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Features

  • 126 parts in black, white and smoke-tinted clear simulating gold plated glass.
  • Detailed bomb bay w/2 GBU-27A Paveway bombs.
  • Interior detail: Single piece cockpit tub, 7-piece ACES II seat, control stick, and pilot figure.
  • Detailed landing gear and "platypus" exhaust outlet.

Specs

  • Scale: 1/48
  • Wingspan: 11" (27.6cm)
  • Length: 16-3/4" (42.6cm)
  • Tamiya Product Number: 61059

Includes

1/48 Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk plastic model kit


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"Nice Kit of Unusual Aircraft"
dswebb1
The kit is nice, and good fit. Not a tremendous amount of detail (especially if you close the bomb bay) because the real aircraft doesn't have all that much detail either...smooth and flat. But very interesting to see the shape and that it could fly. Easy kit to build since there's not a lot of complex detail. Looks good on the shelf. Quick build.

 
"futuristic looking"
Edgemoorkid (williamsburg,oh)
Would love to get a free one to work on bougt over 120 kits from you would realy love on on the house loved every one i have built

Information

The U.S. always had been under the threat of the hostile radar systems and the ground-to-air missiles at so called "cold war" era. Therefore the stealth technology has attracted the attention of the U.S. Air Force and developed by the Lockheed, the project team was called "Skunk Works".

The concept of stealth technology was to defeat the radar signal given off by the hostile defense systems. F-117A Night hawk was the first stealth fighter proven for the evidence of stealth technology. This aircraft has been covered up in secrecy for a long time. However the public was finally allowed to see the photograph published by the Department of Defense in 1988. The F-117A looks so strange compared with conventional fighters. For example, it has an angular fuselage composed of black surfaces with radar absorbent paint to minimize any radar detection, no curved wings and V-tail with good direction control.

The first operation to use the F-117A was the Persian Gulf conflict. A number of F-117A flew in secret and accomplished a surprise attack on the communication institution and Air Force headquarters without loss of one F-117A even though it had the stiff defense. Furthermore the F-117A showed off to the public its attacking capability done by precision laser guided missile "GBU-27" through the media all over the world. The F-117A successfully proved the effectiveness of the stealth technology.


Markings

  • Decal Options:
  • 1: Lockheed F-117A, A/C #813 "Toxic Avenger", 37 TFW, 416 TFS, "Ghost
  • Riders."
  • 2: Lockheed F-117A, A/C #828, 37 TFW, 417th TFTS "Bandits."
  • Both aircraft are painted overall flat black.

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