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Two Boeing T-X's over St. Louis. (Photo: Boeing)

America’s New Trainer: The Boeing T-X Completes EMD Test Flight Over St. Louis

On July 1, Boeing’s latest military aircraft, the Boeing T-X, soared over the skies of St. Louis on its first official Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) flight test. Although the Boeing T-X first flew over two years ago in December 2016, this recent flight marks the next step towards ensuring operational capabilities for the aircraft. The EMD test flight was uneventful for the flight crew of two test pilots. Boeing T-X Chief Pilot Steve “Bull” Schmidt remarked the test flight…