Ad­di­tional A-29s for Afghanistan

Vayu Aerospace and Defence - - World Aviation & Defence News -

Another batch of four A-29s Su­per Tu­canos for the Afghan Air Force (AAF) were de­liv­ered to the Kabul Air Wing on 20 March, in­creas­ing the AAF’s in­ven­tory to 12 such air­craft, while another seven A-29s are still as­signed to Moody AFB for pi­lot train­ing. Brig Gen David Hicks, Train, Ad­vise, As­sist Com­mand-Air (TAAC Air) and 438th Air Ex­pe­di­tionary Wing Com­man­der, de­scribed the A-29s as a “game changer… The AAF pi­lots are con­tin­u­ally gain­ing pro­fi­ciency in the A-29 and are ca­pa­ble of pro­vid­ing air at­tack any­where in the coun­try”.

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