The Super Tucano has won the LAS competition: Lingering Questions

01/04/2012
01/04/2012 By Ed Timperlake There is tremendous news for the American/NATO war effort in Afghanistan. With the selection of the Super Tucano, the Afghan Army Air Force can now begin to develop a combat capable air fleet for the Afghan Air Force. Doing so is part of the process of…

Last Man Standing

12/24/2011
12/24/2011 by Ed Timperlake Aerospace Daily has just reported breaking news that the GAO dismissed a bid protest by Hawker Beechcraft on their submission of the AT-6 for the light air support aircraft program--known as the LAS acquisition.  This GAO finding  is a  tribute to the USAF LAS Acquisition Team ---a Navy…

Altering the Course of a War With LAA

09/24/2010
Light Attack Aircraft Can Alter the Course of a War By Ed Timperlake [caption id="attachment_11835" align="aligncenter" width="700" caption="Credit : Super Tucano Landing, Embraer, 2010"][/caption] September 24th, 2010 - The world has taken notice of an important and successful military attack in a nasty war raging in Colombia, South America. The…