Embraer Secures A-29 Super Tucano Services Agreement with the Philippine Air Force
Clark, The Philippines – Embraer announced recently that it has signed a services agreement with the Philippine Air Force to support their fleet of A-29 Super Tucano aircraft. This agreement will provide support for more than 200-part numbers of the A-29 Super Tucano.
“Staying close to our customers and supporting them in their missions is core to what we do,” said Rinaldo Piubeli Prado, Vice President of Worldwide Defense & Security Customer Support & Aftermarket Sales, Embraer Services & Support in the March 1 statement. “Leveraging on our customer support team in Asia Pacific, we are honoured to support the Philippine Air Force as they deploy the A-29 and utilise it to its fullest potential.”
The Philippine Air Force’s fleet of six A-29 Super Tucano aircraft were delivered in 2020 during the global pandemic, reflecting Embraer’s commitment to the Philippine Air Force. These aircraft are operated and maintained by the Philippine Air Force’s 15th Strike Wing.
Last year, Embraer’s worldwide fleet of A-29 Super Tucano aircraft reached 500,000 flight hours. With more than 260 units delivered, the aircraft has already been selected by more than 15 air forces worldwide, including by Indonesia which has 16 aircraft delivered. –emb/adj/mhi (pix: Embraer)