Northrop T-X Makes First Flight

Credit: Northrop Grumman
LOS ANGELES—Northrop Grumman’s contender for the U.S. Air Force’s T-X next-generation trainer competition made its first flight at Mojave, California, on Aug 24. The aircraft, which was first seen publicly on Aug. 19 making high-speed taxi runs, is believed to have taken off at around 12:48 p.m...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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