FS2002 USAF Northrop T-38A Talon - Thunderbirds Aerial Demonstration team. This aircraft was used by the Thunderbirds between 1974 and 1981. The T-38 replaced the F-4 Phantom due to its much greater fuel efficiency, which was a high priority after then 1973 Arab Oil Embargo. Skins by Eric Joiner. Aircraft by FSD - Owen Hewitt, Jim Goldman, Tim Dickens and Steve Small.