Airplanes Planes Used By Brazilian Air Force

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List of planes used by Brazilian Air Force. Plane models are listed alphabetically and include additional information about each individual Brazilian Air Force aircrafts. Brazilian Air Force uses, or at some point has used, these planes. This list answers the questions "what kind of aircraft does Brazilian Air Force use?" and "what plane am I flying on Brazilian Air Force?" List includes photos of the Brazilian Air Force planes when available, to help clear up what airplanes Brazilian Air Force flies. Items here include everything from Embraer R-99 to F-5 Freedom Fighter. (8 items)
AMX International AMX is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Planes Used By Brazilian Air Force
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The AMX International AMX is a ground-attack aircraft for battlefield interdiction, close air support and reconnaissance missions. It was built until 1999 by AMX International, an Italian-Brazilian joint venture. The AMX is designated A-1 by the Brazilian Air Force, and A-11 Ghibli by the Italian Air Force. The AMX is capable of operating at high subsonic speed and low altitude, by day or night, and if necessary, from bases with poorly equipped or damaged runways. Low IR signature and reduced radar equivalent cross-section help prevent detection, while low vulnerability of structure and systems aid survivability, while integrated ECM, air-to-air missiles and nose-mounted guns provide ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Attack aircraft, Ground attack aircraft

Manufacturer: AMX International

Introduced: Jan 01 1989

Length (m): 13.23

Wingspan (m): 8.86

Maiden Flight: May 15 1984

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EADS CASA C-295 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Planes Used By Brazilian Air Force
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The EADS CASA C-295 is a twin-turboprop tactical military transport aircraft, and is currently manufactured by Airbus Defence and Space in Spain. ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Cargo aircraft, Airliner

Manufacturer: EADS CASA

Length (m): 24.5

Wingspan (m): 25.81

Accidents: Mirosławiec air disaster

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Embraer EMB 110 Bandeirante is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Planes Used By Brazilian Air Force
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Embraer EMB 110 Bandeirante

The Embraer EMB 110 Bandeirante is a general purpose 15-21 passenger twin-turboprop light transport aircraft suitable for military and civil duties. It was manufactured by the Brazilian corporation, Embraer. Bandeirante was the name given to the Portuguese settlers and pioneers who expanded the limits of the Portuguese Empire, language and culture in Brazil by progressively moving in and then settling from the early coastal settlements towards the inner, then unknown and uncharted zones of the vast continent. ...more on Wikipedia

Manufacturer: Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica

Length (m): 15.1

Wingspan (m): 15.33

Accidents: Alas Chiricanas Flight 901, 2009 Manaus Aerotáxi crash

Maiden Flight: Oct 26 1968

Embraer EMB 312 Tucano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Planes Used By Brazilian Air Force
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Embraer EMB 312 Tucano

The Embraer EMB 312 Tucano is a low-wing tandem-seat single-turboprop basic trainer with counter-insurgency capability developed in Brazil. The Brazilian Air Force sponsored the EMB-312 project at the end of 1978. Design and development work began in 1979 on a low-cost, relatively simple new basic trainer with innovative features which eventually became the international standard for basic training aircraft. The prototype first flew in 1980, and initial production units were delivered in 1983. Production was initially supported by a local order for 118 aircraft with options for an additional 50 units in October 1980. It was later matched by an Egyptian licence-produced purchase in 1993 and ...more on Wikipedia

Manufacturer: Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica

Length (m): 9.86

Wingspan (m): 11.13

Maiden Flight: Dec 16 1980