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Embraer in support deal with Philippine military

Embraer has signed a services agreement with the Philippine Air Force to support its fleet of six A-29 Super Tucano aircraft.

The deal covers “more than 200-part numbers of the A-29 Super Tucano”, Embraer announced.

“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 and security customer support and aftermarket sales, Embraer services and support, adding that the Brazilian manufacturer was “honoured to support the Philippine Air Force as they deploy the A-29 and utilise it to its fullest potential”,

“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,” the company said.