LOCKHEED F-117 NIGHTHAWK

F-117 SERVICE

Manufacturer: Lockheed Corp., Burbank, California, USA
(Designed by Lockheed "Skunk" Works)
Model: ?
Designation: F-117
Name: Nighthawk
First official flight: (XST Have Blue) 12/1977
(YF-117A) 18/06/1981
Factory production period: 1977 - 1990
Primary service period: 1982 - 2008
Last official flight: (F-117A) 22/04/2008

F-117 VARIANTS AND PRODUCTION

XST Have Blue
1977, prototype twin-engined, Experimental
Stealth Technology (XST) attack fighter.
Produced 1976 - 1978

Lockheed Burbank, California

Have Blue 1 1001  
Have Blue 2 1002 Total: 02

YF-117A
1981, as XST, service test version,
larger airframe, engine upgrade.
Produced 1978 - 1981

Lockheed Burbank, California

79-10780 / 79-10784 FSD-1 / FSD-5

Total: 05

F-117A
1982, as YF-117A, production version.
S/n's in order of last 3 digits.
Produced 1981 - 1990

Lockheed Burbank, California

80-0785 / 80-0791 1 / 7  
81-10792 / 81-10798
- Original s/n: 81-0792 / 81-0798.
8 / 14  
82-0799 / 82-0806 15 / 22  
83-0807, 83-0808 23, 24  
84-0809 / 84-0812 25 / 28  
85-0813 / 85-0820 29 / 36  
86-0821 / 86-0823 37 / 39  
84-0824 / 84-0828 40 / 44  
85-0829 / 85-0836 45 / 52  
86-0837 / 86-0840 53 / 56  
88-0841 / 88-0843 57 / 59 Total: 59

 

Grand Total: 66

NOTE:
Many details of the "Black Jet" are classified, it's very existence
was not made public till November, 1988. As a result, the above
serial number and construction number list may be inaccurate
and is only based on the best currently available data.
Confirmed 3-digit s/n for YF-117A are 780 / 784.
Confirmed 3-digit s/n for F-117A are 785 / 843.

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