Quad Talons

FILE PHOTO -- Four T-38 Talons in formation. Talons are twin-engine, high-altitude, supersonic jet trainers used by the 50th Fighter Training Squadron, Columbus Air Force Base, Miss., in a variety of roles because of its design, economy of operations, ease of maintenance, high performance and exceptional safety record. Primarily Air Education and Training Command uses it for undergraduate pilot and pilot instructor training. Student pilots fly the T-38A to learn supersonic techniques, aerobatics, formation, night and instrument flying and cross-country navigation. More than 60,000 pilots have earned their wings in the T-38A. (U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman Matthew C. Simpson)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Matthew C. Simpson
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