TUCA

EMBRAER A-27 Tucano

Aircraft
Name
A-27 Tucano
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing
Tail
Regular tail, mid set
WTC
L
APC
C
Type Code
L1T
Engine
Turboprop
Engine Count
Single
Position
Nose mounted
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
SHORT Tucano
SHORT S-312 Tucano
EMBRAER Tucano
EMBRAER T-27 Tucano
EMBRAER A-27 Tucano
EMBRAER EMB-312F Tucano
EMBRAER EMB-312 Tucano
AOI EMB-312 Tucano
AOI Tucano

TUCA

Basic and advanced trainer. In service since 1983. T-27 trainer development for Brazilian Air Force and used by most South American Air Forces to replace the CESSNA T-37. Egypt and Iraq were first overseas export customers. EMB-312F version with French avionics for French Air Force. A-29 (single seat) and AT-29 (two seats) stretched, more powerful versions for US Air Force trainer competition but later has been developed for Brazilian Air Force. Tucano T.Mk.1 licence production by SHORT for RAF, also delivered to Kuwait and Kenya.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
11.14 m
Length (metric)
9.86 m
Height (metric)
3.40 m
Powerplant

Variants:

Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
n/a
MTOW
3175 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
238 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
290
Range
1034 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
n/a

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