Embraer A-29 Super Tucano

From C-130 Hercules to ‘contractor dogs’: all the US military equipment left behind in Afghanistan

From C-130 Hercules to ‘contractor dogs’: all the US military equipment left behind in Afghanistan

Yes, as the main photo in this post shows, the US troops have managed to leave behind one of Afghan… Read More

3 years ago

Seven Warthog Squadrons to remain operational Through 2040s Despite USAF Plans to Cut A-10 Fleet

Seven squadrons of A-10s along with light attack aircraft in partnership with some countries will be part of US Air… Read More

4 years ago

USAF To Buy Limited Number of AT-6 and A-29 Light Attack Aircraft

Contract award is expected by the end of the year for the A-29 and in early 2020 for the AT-6.… Read More

5 years ago

USN F/A-18 Pilot killed in A-29 Crash Initiated Ejection Below Recommended Minimum Altitude

The mission was a continuation training sortie in support of the Light Attack Experiment Phase II. An Air Force Materiel… Read More

5 years ago

USAF begins process to buy light attack aircraft

"The Light Attack Aircraft offers an option to increase the Air Force capacity beyond what we now have in our… Read More

6 years ago

In the wake of A-29 fatal crash during flight testing, USAF terminates flying phase of OA-X competition

However the OA-X competition has not ended even though flying has ceased The U.S. Air Force (USAF) has terminated the… Read More

6 years ago

Aero Vodochody and IAI partner to offer improved L-159 for OA-X competition

"The L-159 is the most cost-effective and lowest-risk option,” Giuseppe Giordo, Aero Vodochody’s CEO Aero Vodochody has partnered with Israel Aerospace… Read More

6 years ago

USAF kicks off second phase of OA-X competition

Pilots are flying the Sierra Nevada/Embraer A-29 Super Tucano and the Textron Aviation AT-6B Wolverine during a three-month, live-fly experiment… Read More

6 years ago

A-29 AND AT-6 SHORTLISTED FOR OA-X, SCORPION REJECTED

The news comes as a blow for joint venture Textron AirLand’s five-year-old campaign to win the endorsement of the USAF… Read More

6 years ago

EDWARDS TEST PILOTS FLY EXPERIMENTAL LIGHT ATTACK AIRCRAFT AT OA-X “COMPETITION”

The missions flown during OA-X include close air support (CAS), air interdiction (AI), combat search and rescue (CSAR) and strike… Read More

7 years ago

SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT OA-X “COMPETITION” CURRENTLY UNDERWAY AT HOLLOMAN AFB

During the month long experiment, Air Force pilots are flying basic surface attack missions in Textron Aviation’s AT-6 Wolverine turboprop… Read More

7 years ago

FOUR MORE A-29 SUPER TUCANO LIGHT-ATTACK AIRCRAFT DELIVERED TO AFGHAN AIR FORCE

The A-29s were a “game changer” in the 2016 fighting season and there are high expectations for the aircraft and… Read More

7 years ago