F117

LOCKHEED F-117 Nighthawk

Aircraft
Name
F-117 Nighthawk
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
WTC
M
APC
E
Type Code
L2J
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Multi
Manufacturered as
LOCKHEED YF-117 Nighthawk
LOCKHEED F-117 Nighthawk
LOCKHEED Nighthawk

F117

Low observable precision strike fighter. In service since 1982. Current version F-117A used by 37th Fighter Wing. The aircraft will only sporadically be painted by primary radar, and has an retractable SSR antenna for civil airspace use.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
13.20 m
Length (metric)
20.10 m
Height (metric)
3.80 m
Powerplant

2 x 48.0 kN GE F404-GE-F1D2 non augmented turbofans.

Engine Model(s)
General Electric F404
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
n/a
MTOW
23700 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
523 kts
MACH
0.81
Ceiling
670
Range
700 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
n/a

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