Hidden History: Project 'Moonflower'

An RAF squadron of F-117A ‘stealth fighters’, operating from a secret airfield deep in the Nevada desert — it might seem the stuff of fiction, but had the Thatcher government pursued the Reagan administration’s offer of this most advanced piece of 1980s US aerospace technology, it might have happened. We tell the story of Project ‘Moonflower’ in unprecedented depth, aided by one of the British test pilots who flew the F-117 when it was still very much ‘black’


“Dear Ron,

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