Randolph Air Force Base in Bexar County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Cessna T-37 Tweet
First jet aircraft of its type with side-by-side seating for instructor and student. Used in pilot instructor training at Randolph 1965-
Speed: 380 mph
Range: 663 miles
Weight: 6,600 lb
Service Ceiling: 35,100 ft
Erected by Randolph Air Force Base.
Location. 29° 32.2′ N, 98° 16.821′ W. Marker is in Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, in Bexar County. Marker is at the intersection of C Street East and Northeast Drive, on the right when traveling west on C Street East. Click for map. Access is restricted due to Randolph AFB being an active military installation. Marker is in this post office area: Universal City TX 78148, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Post Chapel (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Building 100 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Missing Man Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Post Exchange (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gas and Electric Sub Station (approx. ¼ mile away); PX Filling Station (approx. ¼ mile away); Comanche Lookout (approx. 6.1 miles away); The Dawson Massacre (approx. 8.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Randolph Air Force Base.
Regarding Cessna T-37 Tweet.
USAF T-37s were officially retired on July 31, 2009.
Also see . . . T-37 Tweet Fact Sheet. (Submitted on June 2, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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