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EMB 312 Tucano Specifications
trainer – attack
pilot + student
P&W PT6A turboprop
32 ft. 4 in.
36 ft. 6 in.
EMB 312 Tucano
The EMB 312 Tucano, produced by Embraer, is the primary training aircraft of Brazil. In addition to Brazil, the Tucano is used by air forces around the world, primarily Argentina, Egypt, France, and Great Britain.
The Brazilian Air Force aerobatic team, Esquadrilha da Fumaca, features the aircraft.
The United States has purchased the latest attack version of the Tucano for operations in Afghanistan.
A total of some 324 EMB 312 Tucano aircraft were built before production ended in 1996.
The Phoenix Model ARF RC EMB 312 Tucano has a wingspan of 101 in. and a length of 86 in. It is of all-wood construction and includes flaps and retracts. Power can come from 50 to 60 cc two cycle gas engines or 2600 – 3000 W – 90 Kv motor. Weight is about 28 1/2 lbs.
The World Models has an all wood ARF RC EMB 312 Tucano. Its wingspan is 63 in., length is 54 in. and weight is around 7 1/2 lbs. Included are retracts and flaps. Recommended power is a .61 two stroke glow engine.
ICARE has a EMB 312 Tucano ARF that is of all wood construction. It can be powered with a Mega 16/15/4 or Axi 2808/20 motor. Ready to fly weight is approximately 30 oz.