G&L Magnetic Field Design (MFD) pickups really shines when combined with Maple. Most nighthawks were made of ash or mahogany, but to this one has a maple body and it sound absolutely fantastic. Despite its heavy weight (10lbs), the killer neck and smoking looks make this Nighthawk bliss to play.
After producing only 269, Leo Fender had to rename the guitar to Skyhawk because of a trademark issue. Hey, Mr. Fender, didn’t it feel like deja-vu?