Emb-121AN Xingu - France

Not seen at an Air Tattoo in the colours of the French Navy for many years, the 'Xingu', pronounced shingoo, is a twin turboprop built by Brazilian manufacturer Embraer. In service with the French Navy, French Air Force and Brazilian Air Force, the production run extended to just over 100 examples. The aircraft attending RIAT 2018 is from 23 Flottille, based at Lann Bihoue Naval Air Base in Brittany.