1/48 Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk 61059

1/48 Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk 61059

Brand: Bill and Walt's

This is a 1/48 Scale Plastic Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk "Stealth Fighter" from Tamiya.Developed under incredible secrecy by Lockheed's "Skunk Works," which also developed the U-2 and SR-71 Spyplanes, the F-117A was the first airplane designed to be invisible to enemy radar.  Its unusual shape is a consequence of this re ...Read more

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Description

This is a 1/48 Scale Plastic Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk "Stealth Fighter" from Tamiya.

Developed under incredible secrecy by Lockheed's "Skunk Works," which also developed the U-2 and SR-71 Spyplanes, the F-117A was the first airplane designed to be invisible to enemy radar.  Its unusual shape is a consequence of this requirement.  F-117A's flew many of the most dangerous missions of the Gulf War and none were lost to enemy fire thanks to its amazing and unique stealth capabilities.

FEATURES: Detailed 1/48th scale for static display only.
Markings included for two USAF aircraft of 37 TFW.
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, separate instrument panel,
7-piece ACES II seat, control stick, pilot figure, optional position canopy.
Detailed landing gear, wheel wells, and "platypus" exhaust outlet.

MARKING OPTIONS:  Single sheet of decals which contains national insignia, stencils, and ID codes for 2 aircraft:
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.
Additional Paints Required:
Flat: Black, White, Olive Drab, Grey, Yellow, Red, Dk Grey, Khaki.
Gloss: Silver, Black.

REQUIRES: Assembly
Hobby Knife
Paint: (see MARKING OPTIONS)
Brushes
Sandpaper
Liquid Plastic Cement
White Glue
CA or Tube Type (thick) Plastic Cement
Nice-to-have tools: Needle File Set, Sprue Cutter, Airbrush and Accessories

SPECS: Scale: 1/48
 Wingspan: 11"
Length:   16-3/4"

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