Northrop, AT-38B Agressor HM, 1/48 Scale Mahogany Model
Introducing the ready-built AT-38B Aggressor HM Desktop Mahogany Model. This 1/48 scale model was handmade with precision and accuracy to produce the finest model that will be the centerpiece of your collection for years to come. This model is a perfect gift for pilots and aviation enthusiasts alike. Not too big or too small, this model features a wingspan of 5.5 inches and a length of 11.25 inches. This model features a very accurate paint scheme with realistic panel lines.
The AT-38B Aggressor Northrop was one of the variants of the Northrop T-38 Talon, the worlds first and most produced supersonic trainer. The T-38 is still in service at present time with the Air Forces. The AT-38B Aggressor Northrop aircraft has a conventional configuration and it has a small, low, long chord wing, a single vertical stabilizer and a tricycle undercarriage.
The T-38 first flew in 1959 and there were more than 1100 Talon aircrafts delivered to the Air Force from 1961 to 1972. The AT-38B Aggressor Northrop was used by the Air Educational and Training Command to prepare pilots for front line fighter and bomber aircraft such as the F-15E Strike Eagle, F-15C Eagle, F-16 Fighting Falcon, B-1B Lancer, A-10 Warthog and F/A-22 Raptor.
The AT-38B Aggressor Northrop is an advanced and super sonic flight trainer aircraft which was also used as a fighter lead. It is the very first aggressor aircraft. The AT-38B was ordered by the US Air Force in 1950. The AT-38B Aggressor Northrop aircraft was much less expensive to operate because the LIFT program had reduced its cost. The LIFT program ended in 1993 when the USAF integrated the training with the UPT.