Profile image

Northrop T-38A Talon

21.5k TheMutePaper  1.2 years ago

This plane has Been in Development for 4 days, I built it mainly for a photo shoot with other people with NASA like Planes.

The Northrop T-38 Talon is a two-seat, twinjet supersonic jet trainer. It was the world's first supersonic trainer and is also the most produced. The T-38 remains in service as of 2018 in several air forces ever since it's first flight back in 1959.

Controls
Ag-1 Afterburner
Ag-5 Left Slider Down Flaps

Extra help came from
BaconEggs for the Exaust
and Indecison for flight improvement
BogdanX for NASA logo

Spotlights

  • Sgtk 1.2 years ago

General Characteristics

  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 23.9ft (7.3m)
  • Length 46.5ft (14.2m)
  • Height 12.7ft (3.9m)
  • Empty Weight 7,137lbs (3,237kg)
  • Loaded Weight 22,893lbs (10,384kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 15.215
  • Wing Loading 69.4lbs/ft2 (339.1kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 329.6ft2 (30.6m2)
  • Drag Points 12016

Parts

  • Number of Parts 479
  • Control Surfaces 4
  • Log in to leave a comment
  • Profile image
    20.4k ChiChiWerx

    Interesting, had not seen this one yet. I have around 500 hours in the T-38A and was an IP in the jet. A little nose heavy, does it have trim, can't seem to make it work. Looks pretty good, though.

    +1 1.2 years ago
  • Profile image
    21.5k TheMutePaper

    @BogdanX oh yeah sorry, let me fix the credit list

    1.2 years ago
  • Profile image
    233k BogdanX

    Flaps are doing nothing... Plane has a pitch down effect, nose feels heavy. To counter the heavy nose, just angle a pair of wings (main or tail wings). It works.
    Also, extra help came from me either btw , you used my NASA logo

    1.2 years ago
  • Profile image
    10.7k danman12

    In Missouri this is to train A-10 pilots, but this is mainly for training B-2 pilots, but that’s missouri anyone else have a second opinion on what I just said Bc if your do I would love to here it

    1.2 years ago
  • Profile image
    21.5k TheMutePaper

    @EternalDarkness i'll try that on a future fighter jet.

    1.2 years ago
  • Profile image

    @TheMutePaper my suggestion is to exploit new possibilities to the fullest. Remove all drag and add artificial drag by using a single fuselage block with drag enabled. Hide actual flaps inside the nose, and add more wings inside the visible ones. Also, with far less drag, you'll need weaker engines for realistic speed, allowing for realistic acceleration and climb rate.

    +2 1.2 years ago
  • Profile image
    21.5k TheMutePaper

    @EternalDarkness if i put wings in flaps, it would just pitch down ward due to how far back the wing is, as for the brick part, I would agree, it was hard getting it to fly smoothly without bobbing or fly like the crusader b, thanks for the criticism, I hope to improve from then on

    1.2 years ago
  • Profile image

    It looks great, but flies like a brick with a jet engine. Reduce mass or add wings. Also, flaps don't do anything.

    1.2 years ago
  • Profile image
    1,560 RYATECH

    Beautifull details

    1.2 years ago
  • Profile image
    86.6k ForeverPie

    YES

    1.2 years ago