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Northrop T-38A Talon Trainer Aircraft "65-10363 Air Force Plant 42 Palmdale CA" (1984) United States Air Force "Air Power Series" 1/72 Diecast Model by Hobby Master


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  • Brand new 1/72 scale diecast model of Northrop T-38A Talon Trainer Aircraft "65-10363, Air Force Plant 42, Palmdale, CA" (1984) United States Air Force "Air Power Series" die cast model by Hobby Master.
  • Brand new box.
  • Detailed exterior.
  • True-to-scale detail.
  • Includes pilot figure.
  • Has opening canopy.
  • Includes display stand.
  • Officially licensed product.
  • Manufacturer's original unopened packaging.
  • Dimensions approximately Length- 7.75, Wingspan- 4.25 inches.
  • Diecast metal and plastic construction for durability and a heavy, realistic feel.
  • It is a highly detailed and accurate model, perfect for collectors and enthusiasts of military history.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels, and surface details for an authentic representation of the real-life airplane.

The Northrop T-38 Talon has been a crucial part of the U.S. Air Force's pilot training program since its introduction in the early 1960s. By 1984, the T-38C variant was serving at various strategic locations, including the renowned Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, California. Plant 42 is a key aerospace facility known for its role in developing and producing advanced aircraft. The T-38C Talons stationed there were instrumental in training test pilots and refining the skills necessary for the operation of cutting-edge aircraft developed at the plant.
The T-38C Talon, an upgraded version of the original T-38, featured improved avionics, structural enhancements, and better flight control systems, making it more suitable for modern training needs. At Plant 42, these aircraft played a vital role in supporting various test programs and operations related to advanced military aviation projects. The presence of the T-38C at such a pivotal location underscored its importance in maintaining pilot proficiency and ensuring the successful testing and development of new technologies.
While the T-38C Talon itself was not directly involved in combat operations, it was an essential training aircraft that prepared countless pilots for missions in various conflicts. Its high performance and reliability allowed pilots to hone their skills, ensuring they were combat-ready. The experience gained flying the T-38C was invaluable, contributing significantly to the effectiveness and readiness of the U.S. Air Force during numerous operations and engagements around the world.
This 1:72 scale model is a perfect addition to any aviation enthusiast's collection. Detailed with precision and featuring the distinctive markings of this iconic training aircraft, the replica celebrates the legacy of the T-38C in preparing pilots for the skies and supporting the advancement of aerospace technology.

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