T-38 Talon

T-38 Talon image

All-black (to match the colocated F-117s) T-38 from Holloman AFB, seen at Pittsburgh, early 2000s

Holloman-based T-38

Note the small F-117 silhouettes on the vertical tail


Magazine Articles and Photos:

“Northrop Unveils Trainer Design” Aviation Week October 1, 1956 p.29

“Light Turbojets Save Weight on T-38” Aviation Week January 13, 1960 p.50-53 3 photos 2 illustrations

Photo: “Thunderbird T-38s in formation” Aviation Week & Space Technology December 20, 1975 front cover

“USAF T-38 Jet Trainers to Start Tests of Windshield Redesign” Aviation Week & Space Technology January 23, 1984 p.89

“In the Shadow of History: Record-Setting Talon is Still Aloft” Journal of American Military Aviation n2 n1 p.43-44 7 photos

“T-38C upgrade progress” World Air Power Journal Vol.35 Winter 1998 p.14-15

Dick Wels  “Deadly Black Eagles”   Air International  March 2018  T-38 operations with the 435th FS.