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US$756,000
US$9,355 per hour
advanced trainer
2- pilot/student
GE J85
2 x 3,850 lbs. ea.
7,175 lbs.
12,100 lbs.
46 ft. 5 in.
25 ft. 3 in.
575 mph
860 mph
33,600 fpm
50,000 feet
1,150 miles
3/10/59
1961






The T-38 for sale by Northrop is the world's first supersonic advanced trainer.

The aircraft acquired a reputation for economy of operations, ease of maintenance, excellent performance and safety.

The T-38 is used to train pilots in Germany, Portugal, Taiwan and Turkey, in addition to the United States.

The aircraft is also used by NASA for observation, and as achase plane for various projects including the Space Shuttle.

The T-38 has trained over 60,000 pilots, preparing them to fly a variety of advanced fighter aircraft.

More than 1,100 of the T-38 for sale by Northrop were produced between 1959 and 1972, when production ended. Some 650 of the aircraft are still active. With ongoing upgrades it is anticipated that the aircraft will remain in service through 2020.



T-38 for sale
T-38 For Sale

Pictured above is the T-38 for sale from Bob Fiorenze. It has a wingspan of 48" and a length of 84". A variety of power choices are available for it. You can power it with a .91 fan, a turbine, or electrically with a BVM Vio Fan. It features a fiberglass fuselage. Weight, when complete, will be between 15 and 19 lbs.


T-38 for sale
T-38 For Sale

Pictured just above and below are the Park Jet Plans T-38 for sale in different color schemes. They feature wingspans of 27" and lengths of 45". Construction is all foam. Recommended power comes from a Himax 2015-4100 motor geared 4.4:1 swinging a 9 x 6 pusher prop. Weight is from 15 to 18 oz.

T-38 For Sale
T-38 For Sale


T-38 For Sale

The T-38 for sale from the Electric Jet Factory has a 27" wingspan, a 35" length, and comes as an ARF. Recommended power is a 4300 kV brushless motor driving a 64 mm fan. Weight should be around 40 oz.

NitroPlanes has a T-38 for sale as almost ready to fly - ARF. It is all foam construction with a wingspan of 30" and a length of 46". Power comes from a brushless motor turning a 65 mm fan unit. All up weight is about 2 1/2 lbs.

6 MM FlyRC.com has the T-38 for sale. Their Depron foam kit builds to a 28" wingspan and a 45" length. You can power it with a speed 400 type brushed or brushless pusher prop. All up weight is from 18 to 20 oz.

The HobbyKing T-38 for sale has a wingspan of 27", a 38" length, and weight of around 23 oz. Included are servos, a motor, controller, and 64 mm fan unit.

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