Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk – #88-0842, “It’s Hammertime”, 8th FS "Black Sheep", 49th FW, USAF, Holloman AFB, NM, 2003
1:72 Scale. Length: 11". Wingspan: 7.25"
Limited production of approximately 1,000 models worldwide
Lockheed Martin F-117A 88-0842 was C/N A.4067 and the 58th F-117 to be manufactured. The aircraft’s maiden flight took place on March 13, 1990 and was accepted by the USAF on March 28, 1990. In December 1990 F-117A 88-0842, named “Its Hammertime”, arrived in Saudi Arabia with the 416 TFS where it completed 33 missions. Later assigned to the 49th FW, 8th FS “Black Sheep”, #88-0842 completed 23 missions during Operation Allied Force and 9 during Operation Iraqi Freedom. On January 29, 2008 “It’s Hammertime” was retired.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
Historically accurate printed markings
Optional opened or closed weapons bay doors
Optional extended landing gear
Box with F-117 Nighthawk
The F-117 Nighthawk is a twin-engine attack aircraft built by Lockheed for the U.S Air Force and the first operational military aircraft designed using stealth technology. The F-117 was first flown on June 18, 1981 and achieved initial operating capability in 1983. F-117’s took part in the 1991 Gulf War and Operation Allied Force in Yugoslavia, where one was downed by a surface-to-air missile (SAM) on March 27, 1999. It was the only Nighthawk lost in combat. The F-117 was also used during Operation Enduring Freedom in 2001 and Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003. Of the 64 F-117s built, 59 were production versions. The U.S. Air Force retired the F-117 in 2008.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14