A-29 Embraer 314 "Super Tucano"

The Embraer EMB-314 “Super Tucano” is a light-attack turbo-prop and advanced training aircraft that incorporates the latest advances in avionics and armaments. Designed to meet the operational requirements of the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) for a tactical attack aircraft capable of operating in the Brazilian Amazon for the SIPAM / SIVAM project, and as an initial trainer for fighter pilots.

Main Missions: Attack, Air Defense, Armed Reconnaissance, Air Reconnaissance, Advanced Air Control, Approximate Air Support and Air Demonstration

  • COUNTRIES USING THE EMBRAER 314 *

It’s Operated by the Following Countries !!
Afghanistan, Angola, Brazil (Air Force and Air Demonstration Squad) is used for patrolling the Brazilian territory, besides being manufactured in Brazil, it is a benchmark in the market for its performance and cost benefit and by many considered the best aircraft in its category, this aircraft participated in important operations in several parts of the world!), Burkina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Philippines,
United States (Tactical Air Defense Services - 1 aircraft (leasing)
Light Air Support (LAS) Program - 20 aircraft ordered by the US Government, of which 12 have already been delivered and passed on to aviation in Afghanistan. The other 8 units ordered will remain in US territory for training Moody’s pilots.) Ghana, Honduras, Indonesia, Lebanon, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, the Dominican Republic, Senegal.

  • MAIN OPERATORS *

Countries that have expressed interest in the purchase, not yet formalized:

Bolivia - unpublished quantity
El Salvador - 8 to 10 aircraft

Mozambique - 3 aircraft, and an undisclosed amount being negotiated.
Paraguay - 6 aircraft

Peru - 10 to 12 aircraft

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“Specifications”

Dimensions

Wingspan: 11.14 m
Length: 11,30 m
Height: 3.97 m

Weights
Empty: 3,200 kg
Maximum take-off: 5,400 kg
Maximum combat load: 1,550 kg (external loads / ammunition)

Crew: 1 single-pilot or 2 (1 pilot + 1 system operator / student) on the biposto

Performance
Maximum leveled speed: 590 km / h (clean)
Cruising speed: 520 km / h
Stall speed: 148 km / h
Reach of transfer: 1,445 km (internal fuel) and 2,855 km (with external tanks)
Service ceiling: 10,665 m

Autonomy: 3,4 h (internal fuel) and 8,4 h (with external tanks)
Combat radius: 550 km (Hi-Lo-Hi)
Offset / landing distance: 900 m / 860 m

Structure
Load factors: +7 G / -3.5 G
Pressurizing: 5 psi
Fatigue life: 12,000 h (typical combat) and 18,000 h (typical training)
Parabrisa: Resistant to the impact of birds from 1.8 kg to 555 km / h

Weapons
Machine guns: (2x) FN Herstal M3P 12.7 mm (.50 in) (inside the wings)
Cannons: (1x) 20mm cannon pod (under the fuselage)
Rockets: (4x) 70mm rocket launcher pods
Pumps: Mk 81 or Mk 82 (general use); BLG-252 (grenade launcher); Lizard or Griffin (laser guided)
Air-to-air missiles: (2x) AIM-9L; MAA-1 Piranha (homologated); Python 3 or Python 4
Air-to-surface missiles: (2x) AGM-65
Stations of arms: it has a total of 5 points (two in each wing and one under the fuselage)
Propulsion
Engine: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-68C turboprop of 1,600 shp, computer-controlled FADEC (Full Authority Digital Engine Control)
Propeller: 1 Hartzell pentapá propeller of 2.38 m in diameter

Systems and equipment
Armored cabin
CMFD / HUD / UFCP / HOTAS
OBOGS (Oxygen Generation System)
M3AR 6000 Series V / UHF Radio (secure data transmission and data reception system)
FLIR AN / AAQ-22 StarSAFIRE II (optical and infrared sensor)
NVG ANVIS-9 (Night vision goggles)
CCIP / CCRP / CCIL / DTOS (fire control systems)
HMD (visor mounted on the helmet) (optional) [5]
Laser Range Finder (optional)
Chaff & flare (self-defense system) (optional)
Virtual training system for armaments and sensors
Digital video camera and recorder
Stormscope WX-1000E (Weather Mapping System)
INS / GPS (integrated navigation system)
Automatic pilot
Ejection seat Martin Baker Mk 10LCX zero / zero
Diving brake
Air conditioning
Searchlight

In my opinion it would be quite valid to add to Infinite Flight, because besides being able to simulate various activities it is part of the air forces of several countries and so its use would certainly be immense !!

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Source: Aero Latina Magazine

After removing my foot from my mouth, I have a question…

What’s the difference between this and the 312 Tucano operated by larger variety of operators?

T-27 TUCANO

• Engine: Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-25C of 750 shp

• Maximum Speed: 448 km / h

• Cruising speed: 319 km / h

• Ceiling Service: 9144m (30.000ft)

• Range: 2055 km

• Wingspan: 11.14m

• Height: 3,40m

• Gauge: 3,76m

• Length: 9.86m

• Empty Weight: 1810 kg

• Basic Weight: 2520 kg (two pilots, oil, hydraulic fluid and full tanks)

• Maximum take-off weight: 3175 kg

• Maximum Landing Weight: 2800 kg

• Weapon: 4 pylons under the wings, able to carry cocoons of 12.7mm machine guns, rockets and bombs.

Autonomy: 1916km (9 hours)

A-29 SUPER TUCANO

Dimensions

• Wingspan: 11.14m

• Length: 11,30m

• Height: 3.97m

Weights

• Empty: 3,200 kg

• Maximum take-off: 5,400 kg

• Maximum combat load: 1,550 kg (external loads / ammunition)

• Crew: 1 pilot in the single seat or 2 (1 pilot + 1 system operator / student) in the biposto

Performance

• Maximum leveled speed: 590 km / h (clean)

• Cruising speed: 520 km / h

• Stall speed: 148 km / h

• Transportation range: 1445 km (internal fuel) and 2855 km (with external tanks)

• Ceiling of service: 10665m (

• Autonomy: 4,820km 3,4h (internal fuel) and 8,4h (with external tanks)

• Combat radius: 550 km (Hi-Lo-Hi)

• Take-off / landing distance: 900m / 860m

Structure

• Load factors: + 7G / -3.5G

• Pressurizing: 5psi

• Fatigue life: 12000h (typical combat) and 18000h (typical training)

• Parabrisa: Resistant to the impact of birds from 1.8 kg to 555 km / h

Weapons

• Machine guns: (2 ×) FN Herstal M3P 12.7 mm

• Cannons: (1 ×) GIAT M20A1 20 mm cannon pod

• Rockets: (4 ×) 70 mm LM-70/19 rocket launcher pods

• Pumps: Mk 81 or MK 82 (general use); BLG-252 (grenade launcher); Lizard or Griffin (LASER GUIDES); JDAM (Joint Direct Attack Munition); SDB (Small Diameter Bombs)

• Air-to-air missiles: (2x) AIM-9L; MAA-1 PIRANHA (homologated); Python 3 or Python 4

• Air-surface missiles: (2x) AGM-65

• Weapon Stations: has a total of 5 points (two on each wing and one under the fuselage)

Propulsion

• Engine: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-68C turboprop of 1600 shp of power, incorporating FADEC (digital engine control with full authority) and EICAS (engine indication system and crew alert)

• Propeller: 1 Hartzell pentapá propeller of 2.38 m in diameter

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I know there are several differences between the Super Tucano, the standard Tucano and the Shorts Tucano. Personally I believe that all Tucano requests should be brought together into a new thread but this works.

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Well thinking about such a topic: Tucano Family !!

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