Tech Report: A-29 Super Tucano Published March 31, 2016 By Air Force TV FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) -- The A-29 Super Tucano is a turboprop aircraft designed for light attack, counter insurgency and close air support. In January 2016, the U.S. Air Force delivered the first four of 20 A-29s to the Afghan Air Force. The Super Tucano will replace the Mi-35 attack helicopter providing a monumental leap in capabilities for the Afghan Air Force. The Air Force Tech Report is a video series that gives viewers a quick look at current technology the Air Force uses to fly, fight and win.