SimWorks Studios’ T-37B Tweet

The venerable military trainer

Cyprus-based developer SimWorks Studios has a passion for all things military and offers scenery, a range of aircraft carriers and battlegroups, and now one of the most successful military jet trainers of all time, the Cessna T-37B Tweet for P3Dv4.

The slow engine response of the T-37 meant that pilots used the speedbrakes during final approach and landing.

An esteemed history

Military forces all over the world need a robust jet trainer and in 1952 the USAF started looking for one that would transition its pilots from basic prop trainers to the more powerful and advanced jet fighters of the era. One contender was produced by Cessna which chose to run with a side-by-side seating arrangement so the instructor and student could interact more efficiently than in a tandem design.

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