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Cessna YA-37A

Cessna YA-37A Aircraft
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Stock #: 339465
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
Publisher: The Air Force Museum Foundation Inc
Postmark: 1977 Jul-26
PM City: Springfield
PM State: IL
Stamp: 9c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Additional Details:
Engine: Two General Electric J85's of 2,400 lbs. thrust each. Top Speed: 485 mph. Span: 35 ft. 10 in. Range: 270 miles with 3,000 lb. load. Length: 29 ft. 4 in. Ceiling: 36,000 ft. Height: 8 ft. 2 in. The YA-37A was a modified T-37B trainer used to evaluate the design as a counter-insurgency attack reconnaissance aircraft. YA-37A at AF Museum, W-PAFB, Ohio, was first retired in 1964, but returned to service in 1966 for design testing of A-37 attack aircraft needed for ground support in SE Asia. It was retired again in 1970