- Officially licensed by Lockheed Martin
- Plastic model kit, glue & paint required (not included)
- Skill level 2
- Approximate length: 11.02” L x 7.2” Wingspan
- Box Dimensions: 11.5” L x 7.5” W x 1.7” H
- Recommend for 14 years and above.
This Italeri model represents an F-117 from 4450th Tactical Group from 1989, headquartered at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The 4450th Tactical Group is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was headquartered at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, and operationally located at Tonopah Test Range Airport, Nevada. It was inactivated on 5 October 1989.
The United States Air Force F-117A Stealth Fighter program began on 15 October 1979 with the activation of the Tactical Air Command 4450th Tactical Group (TG) at the Tonopah Test Range Airport, Nevada. The 4450th Tactical Group was a pathfinder unit, moving the F-117A from the research and development stage to becoming a fully operational weapons system.
On 10 November 1988, the Air Force officially announced the F-117A's existence to the public, and set the 4450th on the road to inactivation. On 5 October 1989, its F-117A aircraft, equipment personnel and mission were transferred to the 37th Tactical Fighter Wing was transferred from George Air Force Base, California, to carry out the F-117's sensitive worldwide mission.
This model is a great addition to your aircraft collection.