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F-117A Nighthawk Model, USAF, 8th FS - Hobby Master HA5803


F-117A Nighthawk Model, USAF, 8th FS - Hobby Master HA5803 - click to enlarge
F-117A Nighthawk Model, USAF, 8th FS - Hobby Master HA5803 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA5803
$105.95
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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.

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.


Hobby Master offers a wide selection of quality, pre-assembled, diecast model airplanes. Each model is crafted to a high level of accuracy using specifications of the original aircraft. They are constructed with precision-made diecast metal and some plastic components.

This model of an F-117 Nighthawk features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Optional opened or closed weapons bay doors
  • Removable weapons
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Box with F-117 Nighthawk



  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models


    Not suitable for children under the age of 14


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