Thunderbird Airmanship Lookout- T-38 Talon
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dew Crew
N 38° 58.166 W 104° 49.725
13S E 514835 N 4313398
Quick Description: Tribute to the The Thunderbirds.
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 3/13/2006 5:55:29 PM
Waymark Code: WM8YF
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dew Crew
Views: 146

Long Description:
This display can only be seen when arriving, or leaving Air Force football games. This is a tribute to the "World's foremost airial demonstration team- The Thunderbirds."

The T-38 Talon was designed in the mid 1950's, and flew for the first time on March 10, 1959. It was used as a training plane because the Air Force had no need for a small fighter at the time, and is still used today. It was the worlds first supersonic trainer, and was even used to train some astronauts.

T-38 Talon Information
Air Force Football Information
The Thunderbirds Information

This waymark is right next to A-10 "The Chopper Popper"

Type of Aircraft: (make/model): T-38 Talon

Tail Number: (S/N): Not Labeled

Construction:: original aircraft

Location (park, airport, museum, etc.): On the United States Air Force Academy

inside / outside: outside

Other Information:: Not listed

Access restrictions: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Photo of aircraft (required - will be interesting to see if the aircraft is ever repainted or progress if being restored)
Photo of serial number (required unless there is not one or it is a replica)
Photo(s) of any artwork on the aircraft (optional but interesting)

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