F-117 Nighthawk

These photos were taken by Steve Bamford, Lutz Gretschel and Tracy & Jeni Saulino

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These photos were taken by Steve Bamford

These 8 photos directly below were taken at the Abbotsford Airshow 2001.

main landing gear from left side main landing gear from left side shot from rear showing angles of control surfaces and tail (notice rudders are at different angles...the rudders on the F-117 are independent of each other).  Because the F-117 has not horizontal control surfaces....the angled rudder have to act as horizontal and vertical control surfaces. shot from rear showing angles of control surfaces and tail (notice rudders are at different angles...the rudders on the F-117 are independent of each other).  Because the F-117 has not horizontal control surfaces....the angled rudder have to act as horizontal and vertical control surfaces.

 

shot from rear showing angles of control surfaces main landing gear from right side...Item attached to side of plane is there to give plane a radar signature in peace time....do not include this on a  model in a war zone. main landing gear from right side nose landing gear from right side

 


These photos were taken by Lutz Gretschel

These 8 photos directly below were taken a F-117A of the 9th TFS "Flying Knights" from Holoman Air Force Base at the ILA 2000 (ILA = Internationale Luftfahrt Ausstellung  = International Aerospace Exibition) at the Berlin-Schoenefeld International Airport.

head on left rear corner vertical stabs good photo showing  angle of dropped flaps on parked plane

 

good photo showing  angle of dropped flaps on parked plane right main landing gear as seen from right hand side nose gear from right side canopy photo

 


 

These 6 photos directly below were taken at McChord Air Force Base.

These photos were taken by Tracy & Jeni Saulino

Head on shot Head on shot Head on shot

 

Front section of left side Middle  section of left side Tail section of left side