Embraer announced today 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.
“Leveraging on our customer support team in Asia Pacific, we are honored to support the Philippine Air Force as they deploy the A-29 and utilize it to its fullest potential,” he added.
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.
A global aerospace company headquartered in Brazil, Embraer has businesses in Commercial and Executive aviation, Defense & Security and Agricultural Aviation. The company designs, develops, manufactures and markets aircraft and systems, providing Services & Support to customers after-sales.
Since it was founded in 1969, Embraer has delivered more than 8,000 aircraft. On average, about every 10 seconds an aircraft manufactured by Embraer takes off somewhere in the world, transporting over 145 million passengers a year.
Embraer is the leading manufacturer of commercial jets up to 150 seats and the main exporter of high value-added goods in Brazil. The company maintains industrial units, offices, service and parts distribution centers, among other activities, across the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe.