Your Cart

Northrop Grumman T-X advanced jet trainer breaks cover on Mojave runway

Posted by Dylan Malyasov on


Northrop Grumman’s entry for the T-X competition was publicly revealed on 19 August in Mojave, California.

Dubbed the Model 400, the Northrop bid is powered by a single GE Aviation F404-102D engine with 17,200lb-thrust, according to the US Federal Aviation Adminitration’s aircraft registration database.

Scaled Composites, the Northrop subsidiary devoted to rapid prototyping and flight testing, registered the aircraft on 16 June 2015, but the design was kept under wraps for several more months.

Images of the aircraft on Twitter show an aircraft with a prominent, single vertical fin and a nose section similar to the T-38.

www.flightglobal.com

Cet article est aussi disponible en français

CqQdrX0VIAAyUS0

What Others Are Reading Right Now