Help support TMP

"Boeing's T-X Win Is Really Much Bigger Than Just..." Topic

4 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.

Back to the Ultramodern Warfare (2009-present) Message Board

Areas of Interest


314 hits since 1 Oct 2018
©1994-2019 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP01 Oct 2018 9:44 p.m. PST

….. Building A Replacement For The T-38

"What exciting news it was yesterday. After years of waiting, we finally got to hear the USAF's choice for the jet that would replace the hugely successful, but half-century-old T-38 Talon trainer. But the reality is that Boeing's victorious T-X design represents so much more than just a new piece of equipment intended to replace another that has reached the end of its service life. This decision has wide-ranging impacts on many different levels, and for Boeing, in particular, it is a game changer….."
Main page


john snelling02 Oct 2018 6:55 p.m. PST


Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP03 Oct 2018 11:10 a.m. PST

A votre service mon ami!. (smile)


Lion in the Stars03 Oct 2018 9:17 p.m. PST

That is an interesting bit of news!

Good for Boeing, they really needed something for after the F15/16/18 lines finally close.

And the writer is quite correct that a replacement for the T38 would make an awesome cheap-fighter. In the High/Low concept, it'd let an F16E/F take the 'high' option while the T-X fills the 'low' option.

Even with nothing more than a pair of Sidewinders on the wingtips, a T-X would be a pretty dangerous dogfighter (noted downside of NO GUNS, though).

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.