Tag: Brazilian Air Force

Brazil sells its Mirage 2000s to French company that will use them as Contracted Aggressors
The Brazilian Air Force finally managed to sell nine Mirage 2000s that were withdrawn from service in 2013. Brazil found a customer for its former Mirage 2000s. Intelligence Online reported that the Força Aerea Brasileira (Brazilian Air Force) finally managed to sell nine Mirage 2000s that were withdrawn from service in...
Brazilian Air Force C-130H makes belly landing after inflight emergency
The landing occurred after the C-130H suffered an emergency during a flight from Manaus to Brasília The photo in this post shows Brazilian Air Force (Força Aérea Brasileira, FAP) C-130H #2474 after emergency belly landing at Air Wing 2 base in Anápolis with 45 crew and passengers on board. According C-130.net, the landing occurred on the evening of Sep. 6, 2018 after...
Video shows first KC-390 prototype after runway excursion
Embraer says the crew are safe and uninjured. The extent of any damage to the KC-390 was not immediately available. The first KC-390 prototype had a runway excursion at the Embraer Unidade Gavião Peixoto Airport on May 5, 2018. Embraer says the crew are safe and uninjured. An investigation has started to determine the cause. Noteworthy Gavião Peixoto is Embraer's military aircraft...
Saab to deliver first 2 Gripen E fighters to Brazilian and Swedish Air Forces in 2019
According Saab CEO Håkan Buskhe the company remains on track to deliver the first series production examples of its Gripen E Saab’s CEO Håkan Buskhe told journalists on Feb. 16 that the aerospace firm is on schedule to deliver the first two Gripen E fighters to the Brazilian and Swedish Air Forces next year. Buskhe revealed that the test data from...
Here's how Brazilian Mirage fighters intercepted an Il-62 that was bringing Cuban ambassador to Argentina during the Falklands War
The two Mirage fighters climbed above the clouds and increased their speed from Mach 0.98 to Mach 1.15, while both the leader and the wingman prepared their air-to-air missiles... During the Falklands war, despite its vicinity to the theatre of war, Brazil never thought to be involved in the conflict. But following the beginning of the hostilities on Apr. 2, 1982...