Joaquin Torres (
Tue, 15 Aug 2000 21:07:57 -0400

The paint used is radar-absorbant. Also used on the B-2 and B-1B.

Joaquin Torres

Leslie_R wrote:

> i saw on a documentery on 'stealth' aircraft that the original F-117
> color scheme was a sort of pastel grey shade.. to make it harder to see
> at night under any ambient light conditions.. but the Air Force nixed
> that and had it painted a more intimidating (re: manly) dark dark black
> which can only be visually difficult to detect on a moonless night

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