To all those on the fence, 60% off is a fantastic deal.
Due to its export status and the prevalence of the T-38 there is an abundance of documentation on the aircraft’s technical details and real world tactics and procedures, both for normal flying and combat.
Do you have an interest in flying DCS full-fidelity vehicles but find the learning curve of the A-10C, Viggen, or Mirage unappealing? Get the F-5.
Do you want to improve your fundamental capabilities in BFM or manual bombing without being tempted to use any of the fancy 4th gen toys as a crutch? Get the F-5.
…want to have some semblance of an idea of what you’re doing before the Hornet, Harrier, or Tomcat come out? Get the F-5.
You get the performance of a modern jet fighter with operational complexity not much greater than a prop-based warbird. Get the F-5.