Flying Confidence

Small single turboprop aircraft haven’t quite gone of the dodo just yet with the UAE set to buy a couple of dozen B-250s to bolster its counter insurgence capabilities.

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Manufactured by Calidus, the UAE government preferred this over the popular Embraer EMB 314 Super Tucano.

The purchase of the aircraft is a vote of confidence in UAE’s own manufacturing capabilities as the aircraft is a local company.