Tag: jet trainer

USAF T-38 Talon Slides Off runway at Virginia Airport
The T-38 from Langley AFB was performing a training exercise when the accident took place The Newport News/ Williamsburg International Airport reopened around 1:54 p.m. Friday after having been closed for nearly two hours after a U.S. Air Force (USAF) T-38 training aircraft slid off the end of the runway.
"Boeing’s T-X bid was unbeatably low” KAI says
KAI didn’t provide its own bidding price for its T-50 supersonic jet. However the company’s share lost 29.8 percent after the winner of the T-X contract was announced. A Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) spokesperson confirmed to The Korea Times that Boeing’s bid for the U.S. Air Force’s T-X competition was “unbeatably low.” Actually the U.S. Air Force (USAF) has selected Boeing over...
Lockheed Martin-KAI consortium submits final proposal for T-X
If the Lockheed-KAI consortium wins the T-X competition, it will supply 350 T-50A aircraft to the U.S. military The Lockheed Martin and Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) consortium has submitted their final proposal for the U.S. Air Force’s T-X competition on Aug. 15. The T-X program aims to replace the Northrop T-38 advanced jet trainer with a new platform. Both companies are offering the...
T-38 jet trainer crashes in Oklahoma; pilot ejected safely.
At the time of the accident, the T-38 was performing a training mission. One instructor pilot was on board and safely ejected. A U.S. Air Force (USAF) T-38 Talon stationed at Vance Air Force Base (AFB) in Enid, Oklahoma, crashed at approximately 1:48 p.m. Friday local time, about 70 miles west of the base. According to a news release from the...