“Afghan pilots received four A-29 Super Tucano aircraft, which in the coming days will begin to provide air support to the Afghan security forces,” the report said.
Earlier it was reported that the Pentagon bought 20 of such aircraft specifically for the transfer of the Afghan Air Force. At the end of 2015, Afghan pilots were trained at the US Air Force Base in Georgia.
Help Agency: “A-29 Super Tucano is a multipurpose light attack aircraft developed by Embraer, a Brazilian company, based on the TCB EMB-314 Super Tucano. Maximum take-off weight of the aircraft - 5200 kg, wing span - 11,14 m, engine power - 1х1600 hp, maximum speed - 590 km / h, practical range - 1330 km, practical ceiling - 10670 person. Armed with two built-in 2-mm machine guns, it can carry guided and unguided rockets and bombs on hangers. ”