The aircraft were built by Embraer, a Brazilian company, under a contract that had not been previously announced from 2017 for six UBS.
The company announced that it had a contract for 6 aircraft in the third quarter of 2017. And only now it became known that the customer is the Air Force of Chile.
All ordered aircraft must be transferred to the Chilean side in the current year.
It is reported that the first batch of UBS A-29В Super Tucano in the number of 12 units of the Air Force chili received in 2009-2011. Currently, they are all on the Los Condores airbase near Iquique in northern Chile. The second batch of 6 aircraft will go there.