[VIDEO] In the Cockpit of an F-117 Nighthawk

[VIDEO] In the Cockpit of an F-117 Nighthawk

In this video from the Palm Springs Air Museum, get the inside scoop on the Nighthawk from Capt. Ken Dwelle, an Air Force pilot who flew it.The F-117A 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 achieve operating status in 1983. The Nighthawk was shrouded in secrecy until it was revealed to the public in 1988.

Updated: October 13, 2020 — 3:32 PM


  1. Last time I visited the PSAM I went to see the Northrop N9M. Cant wait to see the F-117 up close! Cheers!

  2. Fantastic interview. Always been interested in this jet from the beginning rumors of pilots being bussed from their homes to Tonopah in complete black. We knew something big was coming.

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