Sunday, June 22, 2008
Air Force in Talks to Acquire Super Tucanos
Chile's air force has settled on the Embraer Super Tucano as its next advanced trainer, according to reports in Air Forces Monthly and Jane's Defence Review. Negotiations are under way for 12 of the turboprop aircraft, which are replacing the CASA/Enaer T-36 Halcon. Separately, AFM reported FACH was trying to talk the Peruvian air force into joining training exercises with the U.S. Air Force, Argentina and Brazil.