T-38 Talon Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions

T-38 Talon Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions

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NorthropAis T-38 Talon was the worldAis first supersonic trainer aircraft, and remains in service today in air forces worldwide. It entered service in 1961, and quickly set climb records, earning it the nickname Aiwhite rocketAi. Nearly 1200 Talons were produced before the last one rolled off the assembly line in 1972. Capable of a speed of Mach 1.3, and a climb rate approaching 34, 000 feet per minute, the T-38Ais performance was sufficient to warrant service as the USAF ThunderbirdsAi aircraft in the mid-1970s. Its primary role however, was as a dedicated training and proficiency platform. More than 50, 000 USAF, NASA and NATO pilots have flown the Talon, a record that may never be matched. Originally printed by the U.S. Air Force and Northrop, this handbook for the T-38 provides a fascinating glimpse inside the cockpit of this famous aircraft. Originally classified AirestrictedAi, the manual was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form.With button pressed the landing gear lever can be raised to the LG UP position during flight or on the ground. The rear cockpit ... If the nOsewheel position does not correspond to the to MAX range and restored when both throttles are retarded .

Title:T-38 Talon Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions
Author:United States Air Force
Publisher:Lulu.com - 2009-02-01


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