To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

Open menu

Farnborough 2016: T-X – more than just the aircraft

13th July 2016 - 10:49 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Farnborough


The US Air Force T-X programme, the replacement of the venerable T-38 advanced training aircraft, is a major target for four international consortia.

Raytheon has used Farnborough Air Show to put forward the case for its T-100 bid, an aircraft based on the Leonardo, formally Aermacchi, M-346 Master training aircraft.

Already in service in Italy, Israel, Singapore and shortly Poland, the M-346 is gaining positive reviews from its customers.

‘The thing about the airplane is that it has been designed to be a trainer from the outset and that gives it a number of advantages,’ said former US Air Force …

Want to read more?

To read this article, along with thousands of others like it, start your Premium News free trial.

Start Trial or log in here

Share to