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The T-37 Trainer and Dragonfly

Tuesday Topics – Aircraft of the Month The T-37 Trainer was the unsung hero of US Air Force flight training for 52 years. In summary, the Cessna T-37 is a two-seat (the seats were side-by-side), twin-engine primary jet trainer. Designed … Continue reading

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There I was…My Head Mashed against the Canopy

In each of the “There I Was…” essays, it is usually necessary to spend a few words providing some technical background to explain what happened and why. This flight also involves the T-37 described in “There I was…My First Jet … Continue reading

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There I was… My First Jet Flight

In November of 1969 I went off to U.S. Air Force Officer Training School or OTS, a twelve-week school to learn to march, wear a uniform, and how and whom to salute (there were military academics, too). In February 1970, … Continue reading

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