Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA5801 Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk USAF 37th TFW, 415th TFS Nightstalkers, #81-0796 Fatal Attraction, Dan DeCamp, Baghdad, Iraq, Operation Desert Storm 1991, 1/72 Scale Diecast Model, Size: 7.25" Wingspan, 11" Long, Optional Up & Down Landing Gear, Armaments & Display Stand Are Included.
The Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk is a retired American single-seat, twin-engine stealth attack aircraft that was developed by Lockheed's secretive Skunk Works division and operated by the United States Air Force (USAF). It was the first operational aircraft to be designed around stealth technology. The F-117 was based on the Have Blue technology demonstrator. The Nighthawk's maiden flight took place in 1981 at Groom Lake, Nevada, and the aircraft achieved initial operating capability status in 1983. The aircraft was shrouded in secrecy until it was revealed to the public in 1988. Of the 64 F-117s built, 59 were production versions, with the other five being prototypes. Primary Role: Stealth Attack Aircraft.
Formerly known as the 4450th Tactical Squadron it was re-designated the 415th TFS on October 5, 1989 and equipped with the Lockheed F-114A. F-117A 81-10796 c/n A4021 “Fatal Attraction” was the 12th production aircraft and was accepted by the USAF August 4, 1983. In August 1990 “Fatal Attraction” was one of 22 F-117As sent to Saudi Arabia as part of Operation Desert Shield. As part of the 415th TFS/37th TFW(P) during Operation Desert Storm Captain Dan DeCamp flew 81-10796 on 29 missions. On January 25, 2008 “Fatal Attraction” was retired.
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