First Nigerian A-29 receives combat colours

Nigeria’s first Embraer Defense and Security/Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) A-29B Super Tucano has rolled out of the paint shop, sporting its Nigerian Air Force (NAF) colours.

Additional Super Tucano for USAF

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and Embraer Defense & Security will deliver an additional A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft to the US Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC).

MDHI contracted to support Afghan Cayuse Warriors

The US Department of Defense has awarded a logistics support contract to MD Helicopters Inc (MDHI) to further support the Afghan Air Force’s fleet of MD 530F Cayuse Warrior light attack/scout helicopters.

New team launches Bronco II SOCOM Armed Overwatch bid

Leidos has announced that it will lead a team effort to offer the Bronco II light attack/multi-mission aircraft for the US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) Armed Overwatch prototype programme.

Nigeria’s first A-29B makes maiden flight

Embraer Defense & Security and Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) have announced that Nigeria’s first A-29B Super Tucano light attack aircraft has successfully completed its maiden flight.

USAF purchases two AT-6C Wolverines

Textron Aviation Defense has announced that the US Air Force (USAF) has now officially purchased two AT-6C Wolverine light attack aircraft.

MDHI teams up with Elbit Systems to enhance MD 530G Block II

MD Helicopters Inc (MDHI) has announced a strategic teaming agreement with Elbit Systems to enhance the weapons and mission management systems for its MD 530G Block II light attack/scout helicopter

Video Insight: The AT-6B Wolverine

In a new, exclusive video, Combat Aircraft Editor, Jamie Hunter, spends time with Textron Aviation at the Paris Airshow 2019, looking at the company's AT-6B Wolverine light attack aircraft.

Calidus scores first B-250 light attack aircraft order

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has placed an order for 24 Calidus B-250 light attack aircraft – becoming the aerospace company's first customer for the type.