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Boeing’s T-X aircraft unveiled

13th September 2016 - 19:12 GMT | by Trevor Nash in St Louis


At a ceremony held at Boeing’s Phantom Works in St Louis, Boeing and Saab unveiled their new aircraft for the US Air Force’s T-X programme.

In the obligatory environment of lights, smoke and music, Boeing Defense Space & Security president and CEO, Leanne Caret said: ‘Our T-X is real, ready and the right choice for training pilots for generations to come.’

The aircraft is powered by a single General Electric F404 engine and features twin tail fins and a high wing anhedral design. The first aircraft, T1, was used for the unveiling ceremony and T2 was seen under construction in

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Trevor Nash


Trevor Nash

After a career in the British Army, Trevor Nash worked in the simulation and training …

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