Saturday, April 17, 2021

A-29 Super Tucano

Embraer delivers six A-29 Super Tucano to the Philippine Air Force

CLARK AFB, The Philippines — All six Super Tucano aircraft ordered by the Philippine Air Force (PAF) have been officially handed over to the Air Force today. The aircraft will be deployed for close air support, light attack, surveillance,...

First Nigerian Air Force A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft successfully completes inaugural flight

Jacksonville, EUA, April 17, 2020 – Embraer Defense & Security and Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announced the first of 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack, combat and reconnaissance aircraft for the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) successfully completed its inaugural...

Air Force: Second Phase of Light Attack Experiment Underway

Pilots are flying the Sierra Nevada/Embraer A-29 Super Tucano and the Textron Aviation AT-6B Wolverine during a three-month, live-fly experiment to gather additional information about aircraft capabilities, as well as partner nation interoperability, prior to a potential light attack...

Embraer: Philippine Air Force selects the A-29 Super Tucano for Close Air Support role

SAO PAULO, Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer announced today a firm order of six A-29 Super Tucano light attack and advanced training aircraft for the Philippine Air Force (PAF). After a comprehensive public bidding process participated by several...

SNC & Embraer to participate in USAF OA-X experiment with A-29 Super Tucano

SPARKS, Nev., May 12, 2017 – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), together with its partner, Embraer Defense & Security, has been invited to participate in the U.S. Air Force’s (USAF) Capability Assessment of Non-Developmental Light Attack Platforms, known as OA-X....

Lebanese student conducts first ‘in seat’ A-29 flight

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- A Lebanese A-29 Super Tucano pilot trainee, from the 81st Fighter Squadron, conducted the first ‘in seat’ training sortie March 22, 2017, here. The program, which began earlier this month, is designed to ensure...

A-29s arrive at Kabul in time for fighting season

KABUL, Afghanistan (AFNS) -- Four A-29 Super Tucano light-attack aircraft arrived for duty at Kabul Air Wing, Kabul, Afghanistan, March 20, 2017, where they will be used by the Afghan Air Force for close-air attack, air interdiction, escort and...
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