A-37 Dragonfly

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Manufacturer: Cessna
Designation: T-37
Nickname: Dragonfly
Type: Light Attack
Length: 32 ft. 1 in.  
Height: 9 ft. 3 in.  
Wingspan: 38 ft. 5 in.  
Crew: 2  
Armament: one 7.62 minigun in nose; four pylons under each wing can carry a range of
bombs, missiles, rockets or cannon guns
Gross Weight: 6,210 lbs.empty; 15,000 lbs max.  
No. of Engines: 2
Powerplant: GE J85 turbojets
Pounds of thrust (each): 2,855 lbs. thrust
Range: 920 miles  
Cruising speed: 300 mph.    
Max Speed: 480 mph    
Ceiling: 41,800 ft  


The Cessna A-37 Dragonfly, or Super Tweet, is a United States light attack aircraft developed from the T-37 Tweet basic trainer in the 1960s and 1970s. The A-37 served with distinction during the Vietnam War and in peacetime service afterwards.  Nearly 600 A-37s--attack modifications of the T-37--were built. This A-37, S/N 71-0790, is owned by the March Field Air Museum.