The A-29 is selected by 16 air forces worldwide and is the only light air support (LAS) aircraft in the world with a U.S. Military Type Certificate. The A-29 had has achieved a significant record of success in combat and has been called a “game changer” for the aircraft effectiveness in close air support and ISR missions.

The A-29 has more than 360,000 flight hours and more than 46,000 combat hours. The A-29 is a durable, versatile and powerful turboprop aircraft capable of carrying out a wide range of fighter and ISR missions. With more than 150 certified load configurations, it is equipped with advanced electronic, electro-optic, infrared and laser system technologies, as well as secure radio systems with data links and unrivaled munitions capacity.

Built in the USA

Sierra Nevada Corporation, as prime contractor, and its partner, Embraer Defense & Security, build the A-29 aircraft, as well as provide ground support equipment, pilot training, including difference training and instructor pilot upgrade training, contractor logistics support, spares, and sustainment.

Advanced Combat Aircraft

The A-29 is equipped with state-of-the-art fifth generation technology to combat the modern threat of insurgents and violent extremists in a cost-efficient package. The A-29 can deploy guided bombs, rockets and machine guns, and is equipped with advanced datalink capabilities, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance-(ISR) quality electro-optical and infrared sensors, and excellent combat identification capabilities.

In addition, the armor included on the A-29 is significantly enhanced from that featured on the light attack aircraft of previous generations, while its maintenance footprint is extremely low.

Uniquely Configured

Every A-29 is configured to perform the unique Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) and security missions, counter insurgency and counter terrorism operations required by the customer.