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Anybody know of a 1/48 or larger T-37 kit? I have the old Hasegawa 1/72, but I prefer the larger scales. I was in pilot training in the mid-80s (washed out before getting to T-38s - sigh) and would like to build a reasonable facsimile of a Tweet.
 

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Monogram A-37 Dragonfly buildup

Monogram made the A-37 Dragonfly in 1/48 scale back in the early 1990s. It's probably not that hard to find today. It would need a little reworking to make the trainer version — looks like the most work would be removing and filling in the dorsal radome and the in-flight refueling pipes (assuming they're molded as part of the fuselage).
 

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Thanks for the welcome and the reply. The A-37 ("Super Tweet") makes a cool-looking model; unfortunately, the conversion might be more than I'm up for. There are several structural differences (wing roots, dorsal fin) as well as the engines being larger (I believe they replaced the J-69s with T-38 engines) so it could act like a real jet. Maybe when they're finally phased out after another 20 years, somebody will get nostalgic and make a new kit as a tribute to the 6000lb dog whistle.
 

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Strombecker released a 1/48 T-37 in the late 50's. Aurora also released this kit in the 60's and 70's after they acquired Strombecker's molds. They also released an A-37 version.
 
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