Space-Age Enhancement Coating Solves Aluminum Longeron Failures On T-38 Jets

First flown in 1959, the Northrop T-38 Talon jet trainer is one of the true "workhouses" of the United States Air Force. Over 60,000 pilots have learned supersonic techniques, aerobatics, formation, night and instrument flying, and cross-country navigation while earning their wings in the aircraft. Whenever a pilot needs to fly from one base to another quickly and efficiently, the T-38 is nearly always the aircraft of choice.

 

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