14 Nov '17, 12pm

Fresh from Saudi demo, Scorpion jet shows off in Dubai

Fresh from Saudi demo, Scorpion jet shows off in Dubai

While the recent demonstrations may indicate Saudi interest in the jet, the U.S. Air Force seems more interested in hardy turboprop aircraft like the A-29 Super Tucano and AT-6 Wolverine, which can operate from unpaved runways, for a light attack asset. After the August experiment at Holloman, officials said those two aircraft were the most likely candidates to participated in a proposed combat demo in the Middle East next year.

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