Article by Bruce Irving.
The MiG-28 appeared on-screen in the movie Top Gun. The US Navy has a division which liases with movie productions and in this case they sprayed T-38 Talons with black paint.
MiGMan thanks FlyingSingerfor his photo taken at the Great New England Air Show at Westover ARB, August 2000.
The black paint - not intended to be a permanent coating - peeled off in streaks during the movie shoot and had to be re-applied after each take.