A-29 Finally Set To Land In U.S. Defense Fleet

Sierra Nevada Corp./Embraer A-29 fighter aircraft
Three A-29s delivered to Duke Field will allow 6th SOS pilots to train after all Afghan Air Force Super Tucanos (such as the one pictured) depart Moody AFB, Georgia, this year.
Credit: Capt. Eydie Sakura/U.S. Air Force
Fourteen years after first auditioning as a light attack fighter for the U.S. military, the Sierra Nevada Corp./Embraer A-29 will soon perhaps be finally set to complete a long, circuitous and, ultimately, disappointing journey into the Defense Department’s fleet. The first two A-29 Super Tucanos...

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