Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk

Fighter Bomber

Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk is a twin-engined single-seat ground-attack aircraft with stealth capability produced by the US-American manufacturer Lockheed Corporation used by the United States Air Force.
The Lockheed F-117 was developed by the Lockheed Advanced Development Projects Devision better known as Lockheed Skunk Works as the first operational combat aircraft designed around stealth technology. The F-117 served with the US Air Force from 1983 until 2008.
Propulsion2 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelGeneral Electric F404-GE-F1D2
Engine Power (each)47,2 kN10600 lbf
Speed1041 km/h562 kts
  647 mph
Service Ceiling21.031 m69.000 ft
Range1.721 km929 NM
1.069 mi.
Empty Weight13.608 kg30.000 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight23.814 kg52.500 lbs
Wing Span13,20 m43 ft 4 in
Wing Area73,0 m786 ft
Length20,09 m65 ft 11 in
Height3,78 m12 ft 5 in
First Flight18.06.1981
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1981-1990
Total Production64
ICAO CodeF117
Data for (Version)Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk