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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series HA5803
Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk Diecast Model
USAF 49th FW, 8th FS Black Sheep, #88-0842 It's Hammertime, Holloman AFB, NM, 2003

1:72 Scale   Length   Width
Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk   11"   7.25"

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 on March 28, 1990. In December 1990 F-117A "It's Hammertime" arrived in Saudi Arabia with the 416th TFS where it completed 33 missions. Later assigned to the 49th FW (The Fighting Forty Niners) /8th FS (Black Sheep) it completed 23 missions during Operation Allied Force and 9 during Operation Iraqi Freedom. On January 29, 2008 "It's Hammertime" was retired.

Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk

Designed and developed by Lockheed, the F-117 was the first operational aircraft conceived with stealth technology. It first flew on June 18, 1981, but was not officially acknowledged until 1988, when the Pentagon released a grainy, unrevealing photograph to the media (the aircraft itself was not seen by the public until 1990). With no afterburners and a shape designed to deflect radar signals, the F-117 is subsonic but effective. It has an automated planning system, sophisticated navigation and infrared target acquisition. It has been used several times in combat, most notably during the Persian Gulf War. It was retired in 2008, replaced by the more formidable F-22.

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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series

The Hobby Master "1:72 Air Power Series" range presents detailed, ready-made diecast models of military aircraft.

Hobby Master "1:72 Air Power Series" diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal construction with some plastic components.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Opening canopies, revealing detailed cockpit interiors.
  • Interchangeable extended/retracted landing gear.
  • Presentation stand to display the aircraft "in flight".
  • Authentic detachable ordnance loads complete with placards.
  • Accurately detailed underside with concealed screwheads.

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