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. Touch 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). Touch for a list and map 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 Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Air & Space • Military •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 2, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,326 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 2, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.