Carrier pictures of secret new stealth fighter?-Fiction!

Carrier Pictures of a New Navy Fighter Plane-Fiction!

Summary of eRumor:
Pictures of a stealth looking jet on the deck of an aircraft carrier.
The caption says it’s a new plane known as the F/A-37.
It also shows the pilot, an attractive female whose name is written on the side of the cockpit.

The Truth:
These are not stealth photos of a new military stealth fighter but are pictures from the filming of a new Hollywood movie titled Stealth.
Lt. Kara Wade is a character in the film and is played by actress Jessica Biel.
The plane in the photos is a prop made for the film.
According to the U.S. Navy, the pictures were taken aboard the U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln during a stopover in San Diego in 2004.
Note the camera crew in one of the shots.
The pictures were taken by a U.S. Navy photographer.

Last updated 1/24/05