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Cessna T-37B Tweet - Columbus AFB, MS
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member kb7ywl
N 33° 36.702 W 088° 25.301
16S E 368111 N 3720009
Quick Description: Cessna T-37B Tweet s/n 58-1914
Location: Mississippi, United States
Date Posted: 2/21/2012 9:32:26 PM
Waymark Code: WMDT7W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Team GeoDuo
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Long Description:
The Cessna T-37 Tweet (designated Model 318 by Cessna) is a small, economical twin-engine jet trainer-attack type aircraft which flew for decades as a primary trainer for the US Air Force (USAF) and in the air forces of several other nations. The A-37 Dragonfly variant served in the light attack role during the Vietnam War and continues to serve in the air forces of several South American nations.

The T-37 served as the US Air Force's primary pilot training vehicle for over 52 years after its first flight. After completing Primary in the Tweet, students moved on to other advanced Navy, Marine Corps or Allied trainers. 1,269 Cessna T-37s were built, with 419 still serving in the US Air Force in 2006. Between 2001 and 31 July 2009 the USAF phased out the T-37 in favor of the T-6 Texan II.

Source: Wikipedia
Type of Aircraft: (make/model): T-37B

Tail Number: (S/N): s/n 58-1914

Construction:: original aircraft

Location (park, airport, museum, etc.): Columbus AFB, MS

inside / outside: outside

Access restrictions:
Located on the north side of East Gate Rd at the intersection of US45 & East Gate Rd.


Other Information:: Not listed

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