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Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk

67.7k AnIndonesianGuy  4 months ago
Auto Credit Based on Blue0Bull's Stealth Challenge [CLOSED]

Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk

The Nighthawk was the first operational aircraft to be designed around stealth technology. Its maiden flight took place in 1981 at Groom Lake, Nevada, and the aircraft achieved initial operating capability status in 1983. The Nighthawk 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.

The F-117 was widely publicized for its role in the Persian Gulf War of 1991. Although it was commonly referred to as the "Stealth Fighter", it was strictly a ground-attack aircraft. F-117s took part in the conflict in Yugoslavia, where one was shot down by a surface-to-air missile (SAM) in 1999; it was the only Nighthawk to be lost in combat. The U.S. Air Force retired the F-117 in April 2008, primarily due to the fielding of the F-22 Raptor. Despite the type's retirement, a portion of the fleet has been kept in airworthy condition, and Nighthawks have been observed flying in 2020

Control:

NORMAL AS OTHER PLANES
VTOL DOWN : FLAPS
AG1 : MISSILE BAY

HAVE FUN

M.F.

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General Characteristics

  • Predecessor Stealth Challenge [CLOSED]
  • Successors 4 airplane(s) +7 bonus
  • Created On Android
  • Wingspan 43.5ft (13.3m)
  • Length 66.1ft (20.2m)
  • Height 13.4ft (4.1m)
  • Empty Weight -113,066lbs (-51,286kg)
  • Loaded Weight 19,872lbs (9,013kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 3.392
  • Wing Loading 30.5lbs/ft2 (149.1kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 650.5ft2 (60.4m2)
  • Drag Points 13089

Parts

  • Number of Parts 200
  • Control Surfaces 7
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    Sorry we didn't know, it was invisible

    Pinned 4 months ago
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    @SimplyPlain yes, i'm idk about the weaponary XD
    I'm is all category Builder(not so), but i just make it only for simulation.. that's why i'm only put missile there :v

    Pinned 4 months ago
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    @AlmostMobileFriendly its ok sometime i jest turn into that know it all guy

    2 months ago
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    Muy buen avion amigo,saludos desde argentina!

    2 months ago
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    @Blue0Bull yeah I dont quite understand

    3 months ago
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    How do you actually do anything with the bombs?

    +1 3 months ago
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    @Blue0Bull thank you for rating! I appreciate it!

    +1 4 months ago
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    Mod Blue0Bull

    Performance: Acceleration is way too fast and unrealistic. Pitch rate feels nice, but maybe a bit too fast for a light bomber. Roll rate is too quick, the F-117 was a light bomber and not a jet fighter. It has too much power, it accelerates in a near vertical climb, which is out of the real F-117's capability. I love how the plane handles on landing approaches, you nailed that! Landing gear is very stiff, try and make suspension for your next build. (7.5/15 points)
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    Design: The overall shape looks right on, nice job on that. A thing to note though is that you armed your F-117 with air to air weaponry while it is a light bomber and did not carry air to air weaponry. The performance did not really match that of the real F-117 either. (5/10 points)
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    Build Quality: Panel alignment is above average. There are a few gaps here and there that you notice easily when you are zoomed in though. Try and make the fuselage panels fit better by using some more time to align them. A thing that I noticed on the wings was that they were rounded on the leading edge, while the real F-117 had very sharp leading edges just like the F-22 for example. Not a huge flaw but a small detail that really completes the sharp and blocky look of the F-117. I feel as if you could have added some more details such as landing gear housings, intake grills, some more decals, some panel lines, etc. It feels a little bit bland with allot of the real detail missing. Other than that, there is not much more to add from me. Overall shape looks great, just try and focus on the small detail too. (5.5/10 points)
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    Description: The description is really short and does not have any pictures or anything along the lines of that. Try and add some historical pictures of the plane you created. Maybe some cool screenshots, and go a bit more in-depth with the features, controls and armaments of the plane. (1.5/7.5 points)
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    Personal Impression: I think it's really cool that you built the F-117, it is a really iconic plane and I enjoyed flying around with your replica. As I said though, it lacks realism and some key features of the real deal. (3/5 points)
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    Total points = 22.5/47.5
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    Thanks for entering! I hope you enjoyed building it!

    +5 4 months ago
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    390 Blizt

    @MobileMobileTheFriendly Kalo Ada Gw juga mau Masuk Mang,sama Buatin Kapal Buat hp kentang ya

    4 months ago
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    @Jorgebr there's so many contestants, but just try to enter.. that can be increase your skill too for stealthy things

    4 months ago
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    3,282 Jorgebr

    I will no longer enter the stealth challenge, there is no way I can compete with this

    4 months ago
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    @RifqiRazandy yoi

    4 months ago
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    @MobileMobileTheFriendly Oalah orang indo toh, thx bro

    4 months ago
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    @RifqiRazandy caranya, taro foto yang udah kamu edit ke blueprint, lalu ambil gambar dari blueprint itu :)

    4 months ago
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    Nice plane, can I ask how do you upload with screenshot on android?

    4 months ago
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    hi, I would like to place an order, if possible let me download the Nighthawk mod or mods, I am not able to download because of this

    4 months ago
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    @M7MD_E04 thx, but i think no.. because i'm poor in real life :v so the alternative job is to be a Teacher (English Language Teacher)

    4 months ago
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    1,394 Random04

    Bro believe me that you're going to be a plane designer someday, i read that you want to be and i truly believe that you're gonna be one, i mean, look how perfect you made this plane

    +1 4 months ago
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    @Riyansyah saya tau kok, saya aja punya discord SP indo :v grup WA SP ada juga

    4 months ago
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    @MobileMobileTheFriendly tenang saya juga orang indo, orang indo yg main simple plane banyak bukan cuman kita ber tiga kok

    4 months ago
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    @lianken Ya

    4 months ago
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    akhirnya nemu orang Indonesia di simpleplanes

    4 months ago
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    72.0k hopotumon

    @MobileMobileTheFriendly sudah lama saya tidak utak atik ini.

    4 months ago
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    @hopotumon lah, ini orang indo juga ya ternyata? Baru tau saya :v

    4 months ago
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    72.0k hopotumon

    @MobileMobileTheFriendly keren. Lanjutken

    +1 4 months ago
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