The A-29: The gold standard for light attack, combat and reconnaissance aircraft

The A-29 Super Tucano is the gold standard for light attack, combat and reconnaissance aircraft. Built in the U.S. by Sierra Nevada Corporation and its partner, Embraer Defense & Security, the A-29 has been selected by 16 air forces worldwide including Afghanistan and Lebanon. The A-29 is a versatile and powerful turboprop aircraft and is known for its rugged and durable design, which allows it to perform operations from unimproved runways and at forward operating bases in austere environments and rugged terrain. The A-29 is the only light attack aircraft in the world with a U.S. Air Force Military Type Certificate.

The A-29 is the ideal light attack aircraft solution. With an active production line and low operation and sustainment costs, the A-29 can easily transition into the field to enhance warfighter support and bring greater value and affordability to the customer.

  • Built to perform from unimproved runways in austere environments & rugged terrain
  • Combat-proven and selected by 14 air forces worldwide
  • Cost effective with low maintenance footprint
  • Only aircraft in its class with a U.S. Military Type Certificate
Recent News

12 US Super Tucano Jets Deployed To North-East To Fight Boko Haram – Nigerian Government

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said the Nigerian government has taken delivery of the final batch of the 12 A-29 Super Tucano fighter jets expected from the United States. Read the full article here.

In the News: Nigeria receives final batch of Super Tucano fighters from US

Nigeria has now received all 12 Super Tucano armed turboprops ordered from the United States. Information Minister, Lai Mohammed announced the arrival on Monday. Read the full article here.

In the News: Colombia interested in Embraer’s Super Tucano, says Brazil’s Bolsonaro

Colombian President Ivan Duque wants to renew the country’s aircraft fleet and showed interest in Brazil’s Embraer EMBR3.SA Super Tucano planes, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday after they met in Brasilia. Read the full article here.