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Video: Super Tucano at AirVenture
avweb.com ^ | 28 July 2012 | Russ Niles

Posted on 08/08/2012 4:47:02 AM PDT by smokingfrog

Embraer launched a public relations offensive at AirVenture Oshkosh, WI.

Super Tucano at AirVenture

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Military/Veterans
KEYWORDS: airforce; embraer; tucano
The Super Tucano was in the news earlier this year after beating Hawker Beechcraft’s T-6 for an Air Force contract worth more than $350 million for 20 airplanes slated to go to the Afghan military, a deal that was later negated after Hawker Beechcraft filed a lawsuit.
1 posted on 08/08/2012 4:47:17 AM PDT by smokingfrog
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To: smokingfrog

So it would be good to depend on a foreign company for military contracts?


2 posted on 08/08/2012 5:09:27 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: smokingfrog

Right! The Afghans are exactly who I want to see get these. Why don’t we arrange to sent a couple hundred to Hamas?


3 posted on 08/08/2012 5:28:05 AM PDT by arrdon (Never underestimate the stupidity of the American voter.)
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To: driftdiver

Martin/Baker makes most of our ejection seats. Our USAF/USN/USMC aviators sure depend on them.


4 posted on 08/08/2012 12:50:20 PM PDT by paddles ("The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates." Tacitus)
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