Boeing T-7A Red Hawk Jet Trainer
You’ve probably heard about Boeing’s AV-8B Harrier II, F/A-18 Hornet, C-17 Globemaster III and the Joint Strike Fighter X-32A, but what about the T-7A Red Hawk? This aircraft, originally known as the Boeing T-X, is basically an American/Swedish advanced jet trainer developed by Boeing Defense, Space & Security in partnership with Saab Group. Read more for two videos and additional information.

The name comes from the Red Tails, also known as the Tuskegee Airmen. This historic group was the first unit of African-American military pilots and support personnel who fought in World War II and became known as the Red Tails due to the distinctive red paint on the tails of their P-51 Mustang aircraft.

LEGO City Sky Police Air Base 60210 Building Kit (529 Pieces)
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LEGO City Sky Police Air Base 60210 Building Kit (529 Pieces)
  • Build a 3-level Sky Police air base with control tower, jail cell with breakaway wall, large police plane, jetpack with foldable wings, working parachute and a getaway car for exciting police chase action
  • Includes 6 LEGO minifigures: 2 crook figures, 2 police officer figures and 2 Sky Police officer figures
  • Sky Police Air Base measures over 9-inch (25cm) high, 8-inch (22cm) wide and 1-inch (5cm) deep Sky Police airplane toy measures over 5-inch (13cm) high, 11-inch (30cm) long and 15-inch (39cm) wide Crooks’ toy getaway car measures over 1-inch (4cm) high, 4-inch (12cm) long and 1-inch (4cm) wide Parachute measures over 11-inch (29cm) high and 7-inch (20cm) wide
  • 529 pieces – LEGO City police set for boys and girls aged 6+ and for fans of LEGO toys and cool toys for kids of all ages
  • This LEGO City Sky Police Air Base 60210 toy car set can be built together with all other original LEGO building toy sets and LEGO bricks for creative building

We are humbled to honor the legacy of the legendary Red Tail squadrons through production of the T-7A Red Hawk. The T-7A and the ground-based training system demonstrate a new level of performance in flight training to prepare the pilots of tomorrow,” said Steve Parker, vice president, Boeing Advanced Pilot Training System.