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Randolph Air Force Base in Bexar County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Cessna T-37 Tweet

 
 
Cessna T-37 Tweet Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2010
1. Cessna T-37 Tweet Marker
Inscription.  
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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1965.
 
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. Access is restricted due to Randolph AFB being an active military installation. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Universal City TX 78148, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 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
Cessna T-37 Tweet Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2010
2. Cessna T-37 Tweet Marker
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(approx. ¼ mile away); PX Filling Station (approx. ¼ mile away); Cibolo (approx. 3.1 miles away); St. Paul Church (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Randolph Air Force Base.
 
Regarding Cessna T-37 Tweet. The final training flight of a United States Air Force (USAF) T-37 occurred at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, on June 17, 2009, and all
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 Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Cessna T-37 Tweet image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2010
3. Cessna T-37 Tweet
Cessna T-37 Tweet and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2010
4. Cessna T-37 Tweet and Marker
The Taj Mahal (Bldg 100) is in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,444 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 2, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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