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The air doesn't have time to get out of the way, and it gets compressed a lot by the nose of the airplane. So, the shape of the nose becomes very important, and a needle nose is best to avoid compressing (and heating) the air, which is very inefficient and wastes a lot of fuel. www.richard-seaman.com
The Nighthawk has a wide range of weaponry at its disposal including laser guided missiles and air to air weaponry. www.youtube.com F-117A Nighthawk drops 1000lbs GBU-24
Highly-stealth aircraft like the F-117 Nighthawk are aerodynamically unstable in all three Aircraft principal axes and require constant flight corrections from a fly-by-wire (FBW) flight system to maintain controlled flight. It is shaped to deflect radar signals. milaviate.files.wordpress.com
The Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk is a single seat, twin engine stealth bomber created by Lockheed Corporations. it can hold up to 5000 lbs. of bombs, it's maximum cruising speed is 684 mph, it can reach a height of 45,000 feet and it is 43 ft long. The Nighthawk mainly featured during the Cold War and its final flight was April 22nd 2008. www.sodesk.com
The Nighthawk has a twin engine and is powered by two General Electric F404 turbofan engines and has quadruple redundant fly-by-wire flight controls. Air refuelable means it can survive in the air for an unlimited time. encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com