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Brazilian A-29s shoot down drug smuggling plane following airspace intrusion

Brazilian Air Force-operated Embraer A-29A/B Super Tucanos intercepted and shot down an unresponsive light aircraft in the northern area of Mato Grosso on September 7

Colombia receives first two T-6C Texan IIs

The Colombian Air Force has taken delivery of its first two Beechcraft T-6C Texan II single-engine turboprop training aircraft

Peruvian Cessna U206G crashes following technical issue

A Cessna U206G Stationair 6 II belonging to the Peruvian National Police crashed at Pucallpa-Capitán FAP David Abensur Rengifo International Airport, located in the nation’s Ucayali region, on May 14

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An insight into Venezuela's modern air force

One hundred years after its creation, the Aviación Militar Bolivariana (Venezuelan Air Force) is operating an interesting variety of aircraft, as Key.Aero explores

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PATAGONIAN PIONEERS

Ramiro S Piacenza reveals how the pioneering French aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry...

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South American Sojourn Part 2: An Unexpected Journey

Gerry Manning recalls a memorable Ian Allan Aviation Tours trip...

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Tales from the Logbook: South American Sojourn - Part 1

Gerry Manning enjoyed a memorable trip to Latin America...

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Dragons over the Caribbean!

Combat Aircraft Journal meets Colombia’s A-37 ‘Dragons’, which have proven their worth on many occasions over an incredible 40-year history.

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Big in Brazil

Sebastian Schmitz visits São Paulo/Guarulhos...

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Pucará's Parting Shot?

The Fuerza Aérea Argentina (Argentine Air Force, FAA) has officially retired the IA-58 Pucará, but is now examining options for an upgrade to Fénix-standard and a new surveillance role.