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This flight of 2 flew by my house in Eugene, Oregon recently. I assume they're military pilot trainers but I am having trouble coming up with an ID.

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    – Pondlife
    May 10, 2019 at 23:59
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks for the comments and links Redd Herring and YMB. I had been leaning towards the A29 (EMB 314) and your posted photo of the EMB 312 looks good to me Redd. I looked at Texans too and even though there were several canopy changes none matched my planes. The info on Military Tech pretty much cinches it. They are based at EUG and I live on a 3 mile final to Ry34. I'm a former controller at EUG and don't recall working these aircraft there so am guessing these are fairly recent acquisitions. $\endgroup$
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    May 11, 2019 at 3:32
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They are most likely Embraer EMB 312 Tucanos. Military Tech, Inc. has at least 10 registered in Eugene. Here is one in a similar paint scheme:

EMB 312 on ramp Source

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    $\begingroup$ Here are photos for one of those registered in OR. $\endgroup$
    – user14897
    May 11, 2019 at 0:38
  • $\begingroup$ Wow what are they doing with 10 of those planes in Eugene? Do the hippies know? (Real question, the first I mean) $\endgroup$ May 11, 2019 at 8:03
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    $\begingroup$ Military Tech is a local group that buys and refurbishes surplus military aircraft. When I worked at EUG (5 years ago) they were doing mainly helicopters. It looks like they're expanding to fixed wings. $\endgroup$
    – elepaio
    May 12, 2019 at 0:24
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They look very much like Embraer EMB314 Super Tucanos

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    $\begingroup$ I think the canopy and tail don't match. $\endgroup$
    – user14897
    May 10, 2019 at 23:37
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    $\begingroup$ @ymb1 Perhaps, but it might just be to do with the angle of the photo. The other candidate is the AT-6 Texan II, but that seems to match rather less well. $\endgroup$ May 10, 2019 at 23:55
  • $\begingroup$ This is as close to the angle as I could find. A different dorsal fin and the presence of ventral fins (similar sun angle). $\endgroup$
    – user14897
    May 11, 2019 at 0:14

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