By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos
The first batch of 6 A-29 Super Tucano aircraft have departed the United States of America on Wednesday July 24, 2021 enroute Nigeria.
The 6 aircrafts will be leapfrogged through five countries including Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Spain and Algeria before arriving their final destination in Nigeria towards the end of July 2021.
The Director, Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwat gave the hint in a release made available to journalists on Thursday.
According to the release, an official induction ceremony of the aircraft 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 Office of the Director of Public Relations and Information remains open to any inquiry regarding the arrival and induction of the aircraft.