AFSOCs Newest A-29 Light Attack Aircraft Closer to Final Delivery

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and Embraer Defense & Security reached another milestone in production of the second of three A-29 Super Tucano aircraft for the Combat Aviation Advisor (CAA) mission for Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC). The aircraft landed, Code 1, at SNC’s Centennial, Colorado, modification facilities February 23, 2021. Read the full release…

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Photos: Nigerian Air Force A-29 Super Tucano

We are proud to share these photos of the first of 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack, combat and reconnaissance aircraft for the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) painted in full combat colors. The fleet of A-29s for the NAF are in production by SNC and Embraer at the Jacksonville facility. All the aircraft are scheduled…

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Air Force Shares Details on Scrapped Light Attack Demo Day

Read the National Defense article here. By Yasmin Tadjdeh National Defense Magazine NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Before Hurricane Florence barreled toward the East Coast last week, the Air Force had planned to host reporters and foreign partners at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, for briefings and displays showcasing the work it had done with its…

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Commentary: The US Air Force needs a light attack aircraft

The United States military needs to procure a light attack aircraft, and it needs to do so quickly. By U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman Read the full article on Defense News. The U.S. Air Force recently ended a series of experiments using two different existing light-attack aircraft. Light attack aircraft can strike hostile targets when the…

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