The 14th Flying Training Wing at Columbus Air Force Base will activate the 81st Fighter Squadron during a ceremony Thursday at Moody Air Force Base in Valdosta, Georgia, and several Columbus residents will have a front-row seat.
Miami (AFP) – Brazilian aviation firm Embraer said Thursday that it had delivered the first of 20 light-attack aircraft to the US Air Force, for use in Afghanistan after the NATO troop withdrawal.
Sierra Nevada Corp. (SNC) and Embraer Defense & Security have presented the first United States-built A-29 Super Tucano light air support aircraft in a roll-out ceremony with the U.S. Air Force and government officials, industry and community representatives, and news media.
The Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and Embraer Defense & Security have presented the first United States-built A-29 Super Tucano light air support aircraft.
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and Embraer Defense & Security have handed over the first A-29 Super Tucano light air support aircraft to the US Air Force (USAF) at the team’s facility in Jacksonville, Florida, US. Around 20 A-29 Super Tucanos were ordered by the USAF along with ground training devices, pilot and maintenance training and…
Last week, when I was being shown around Embraer’s new U.S.-assembled A-29 Super Tucano with a group of journalists, the first thing that caught my eye was a big covered something sticking out of each wing. In an age of remote control drones and smart bombs, that couldn’t possibly be a machine gun, could it? It sure enough was said our Embraer guide. The A29, in a throwback to the days of mano a mano air combat, has a single .50 caliber gun in each wing, although not the same Browning model used in just about every U.S.-made aircraft that carried such weapons, but an FN Herstal.
MOODY AFB – Moody Air Force Base welcomed its first A-29 Super Tucano Friday morning.
The first A-29 Super Tucano to be assigned to Moody AFB, Ga., was delivered to the Air Force during a roll out ceremony in Jacksonville, Fla., on Sept. 25, 2014.
La compañía brasileña Embraer informó que entregó este jueves el primero de los veinte aviones A-29 Super Tucano que le compró la Fuerza Aérea estadounidense, para usarlos en Afganistán tras el retiro de las tropas de la OTAN.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — More than 100 contractors and engineers are working at a facility on the city’s Northside to build 20 A-29 Super Tucano fighter planes.