Assembling aircraft to patrol the border

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The Dominican Air Force (FARD) showcased the first two light aircraft, of ten TP-75 Dulus to be locally assembled at the San Isidro Air Base, during the 27 February military parade events.

The Dominican Air Force (FARD) is using the light aircraft for training and reconnaissance missions. They are described as a mini-version of the well-known Embraer EMB312 Tucano.

The first two locally assembled TP-75s were delivered to the FARD in December 2023. Assembly time for one aircraft is about 2.000 man hours. The first two aircraft, with serials 7500 and 7501, will be followed by eight more, for the ten TP-75s.

The two airplanes participated in the demonstration part of events to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Dominican Air Force on 16 February 2024.

The two aircraft were officially handed over to President Luis Abinader on 9 December 2023 at the San Isidro Air Base...

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Manuel01

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"locally assembled" LOL Don't worry !!! This thing came in a 40 ft. container and two technicians from Embraer (Brasil) just screwd the wings and the wheels on.
 
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