To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

Open menu Search

Ukraine shows interest in the Super Tucano

8th September 2020 - 13:30 GMT | by Michal Jarocki in Warsaw


Ukraine may cut its fleet of L-39 Albatros jet trainers in favour of more modern aircraft such as the Embraer EMB-314 Super Tucano

The Ukrainian Air Force regards the Albatros as an obsolete platform that lacks training capabilities for future pilots. Furthermore, servicing of these 60 aircraft might also prove to be a heavy burden on the future Ukrainian defence budget.

Should Ukraine decide to procure Super Tucano, it could use the aircraft both as a jet trainer and light attack aircraft. However, the latter option would require acquisition of a more advanced version of the aircraft, which would

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 2 free stories per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
Start your free trial
Michal Jarocki


Michal Jarocki

Michal Jarocki is a Shephard correspondent based in Warsaw, Poland. He is reporting on military …

Read full bio

Share to