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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.
 
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. mile away); PX Filling Station (approx. 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.
Cessna T-37 Tweet Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2010
2. Cessna T-37 Tweet Marker
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.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAir & SpaceMilitary
 
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 June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 2, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,306 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 2, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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