SNC, Embraer Complete Early Delivery of A-29 Super Tucano Aircraft to Lebanese Air Force for Close Air Support Role

SPARKS, Nev. (June 12, 2018) – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and Embraer Defense & Security today confirmed delivery of four A-29 Super Tucanos to the Republic of Lebanon. The delivery comes two months ahead of schedule and completes the original order of six aircraft. The first two A-29s arrived in country in October 2017. All…

SNC/Embraer Team Delivers Two Additional U.S.-Built A-29 Super Tucano Aircraft to A-29 Afghanistan Program

Two A-29 Super Tucano aircraft were delivered this week to the U.S. Air Force (USAF) in support of the A-29 Afghanistan Program. The aircraft, which were delivered almost five months earlier than expected, are produced by prime contractor Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) in partnership with Embraer Defense & Security in Jacksonville, Florida.

Release: U.S. Air Force Adds Six More A-29 Aircraft to A-29 Afghanistan Program Fleet

SPARKS, Nev., Oct. 25, 2017 — Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and its partner Embraer Defense & Security have received orders from the U.S. Air Force’s (USAF) A-29 Afghanistan Program for six more A-29 Super Tucano aircraft. The A-29 is used to conduct advanced flight training, aerial reconnaissance, and other A-29 Afghanistan Program operations. Production of these six…

Sierra Nevada Corporation & Embraer Roll-Out First U.S. Built A-29 Super Tucano for USAF Light Air Support (LAS) Program

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Sept. 25, 2014) – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and Embraer Defense & Security today presented the first United States-built A-29 Super Tucano light air support aircraft in a rollout ceremony with the U.S. Air Force and government officials, industry and community representatives, and news media. The aircraft, which also performs as an outstanding…