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Industry Teams Monitor Potential SOCOM Light Attack Aircraft Buy

Industry participants in the U.S. Air Force‘s OA-X light attack aircraft demonstration are eyeing a separate opportunity to sell light attack planes to the U.S. Special Operations Command, Defense News reported. The Air Force released a presolicitation notice on FedBizOpps in July to gain industry feedback on “platform-agnostic” light attack aircraft technologies …

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Sierra Nevada-Embraer Team to Join Air Force Light Attack Aircraft Demo

The U.S. Air Force has invited a team composed of Sierra Nevada and Embraer‘s defense and security business to participate in the service branch’s OA-X light attack aircraft demonstration in July at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. Sierra Nevada said Friday the two companies will jointly showcase the A-29 Super Tucano light air support aircraft at …

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US Air Force Student Pilots Complete Flight Tests of Textron’s Prototype Defense Aircraft; Russ Bartlett Comments

Students from the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School have completed a series of flight tests of two prototype aircraft from Textron subsidiaries Textron AirLand and Beechcraft Defense Co. for the school’s Capstone Project. The student pilots performed 19 flight demonstrations at the company’s test centers in Wichita, Kansas, to assess …

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