The first batch of 6 A-29 Super Tucano aircrafts have departed the United States of America on Wednesday, 14 July 2021 enroute Nigeria.
The 6 aircrafts will be leapfrogged through 5 countries including Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Spain and Algeria before arriving their final destination in Nigeria towards the end of July 2021.
A statement signed by Edward Gabkwet
Air Commodore,Director of Public Relations and Information Nigerian Air Force, said an official induction ceremony of the aircrafts into the inventory of the Nigerian Air Force is already being planned at a later date in August 2021 to be announced in due course.
The statement said the Office of the Director of Public Relations and Information remains open to any inquiry regarding the arrival and induction of the aircrafts.###