The cards are on the table for the U.S. Air Force’s 350-aircraft program to replace its aging Northrop T-38 Talon trainer, with Boeing at last offering a sneak peek of its T-X proposal, and Northrop Grumman beginning flight tests of its contender on Aug. 26. Boeing is the last of the four competing prime contractors to show its hand, having only released photos of the nose of its advanced pilot trainer design. On Aug. 22, just days after Northrop Grumman’s alternative ...

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