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Liebherr Aerospace Brasil partners PTI Technologies

Liebherr Aerospace Brasil entered a new partnership with PTI Technologies and signed a contract to become the supplier of hydraulic manifolds for Embraer’s latest aircraft. Liebherr Aerospace Brasil welcomed several PTI senior leaders to its facility in Guaratingueta (Brazil) in the fall of 2019 for the celebration of the first strategic collaboration between the two companies...

EmbraerX and Elroy Air to Collaborate on Unmanned Air Cargo

EmbraerX announced its expansion into the commercial air cargo market, via a collaboration agreement with Elroy Air. This collaboration will allow the companies to accelerate the unmanned air cargo market worldwide, leveraging Embraer’s 50 years of industry experience with Elroy Air’s bold new developments in autonomous aircraft systems. “In order to stay the cours...

Embraer KC-390 Millennium airlifter successfully concludes airdrop testing campaign

The KC-390 Millennium new generation multi-mission medium airlifter has successfully concluded the testing campaign for gravity airdrop and extraction drop of heavy loads by the use of the Container Delivery System (CDS) and Low Velocity Air Drop (LVAD), respectively. The KC-390 Millennium has a fully automated Cargo Handling and Aerial Delivery System on the cargo compartment, were a loadmaste...

Flight Simulator Trader provides ATR42/72 Full Flight Simulator for EPA Training Center

EPA Training Center, Curitiba, Brazil acquires a FlightSafety ATR 42-500/42-300/72-200 Full Flight Simulator from FST – Flight Simulator Trader to develop its training portfolio for South American and overseas operators of ATR aircraft. Flight Simulator Trader is acting as general contractor on behalf of the seller and EPA Training Center thus completing sourcing of Full Flight Simulato...

SITA deploys Scan&Fly self-service for LATAM Airlines

SITA is installing its Scan&Fly self-service bag drop for LATAM Airlines Group at 18 airports in five countries in the Americas as part of its work to transform its airport experience. The first eight kiosks are up and running at Brasilia International Airport and the remaining 97 units will be gradually implemented at other airports over the coming months. The technology means passengers...

Maiden Flight of E175-E2 Jet Completed

The third member of the E-Jets E2 family, Embraer E175-E2 made its inaugural flight! The maiden flight kicks off a rigorous 24-month flight test campaign. “Today’s flight of the E175-E2 marks the completion of our vision to produce a family of new-generation commercial aircraft that bring unparalleled cost savings to our customers, exceptional comfort for their passengers,...

New Facility inaugurated by Pratt & Whitney & Indύstria de Aviação e Serviços

Pratt & Whitney and Brazil’s Indύstria de Aviação e Serviços officially opened their new overhaul centre in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, for PT6A and PW200 engine families. The grand opening event that celebrated the addition of a fourth new facility in Brazil was attended by national and local government officials, Pratt & Whitney executives and local employees,...

Air BP Airfield Automation went live in Brazil’s São Paulo state

Brazil is known as South America’s most influential aviation market, with one of the biggest business aviation fleets in the world, a large proportion of which are based in São Paulo. This market went live with Air BP  Airfield Automation digital technology across São Paulo state! It is estimated that around 150 of Air BP’s airport and operator cu...

Welcome GOL Aerotech - World-Class Aircraft MRO Business Unit

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. launched of GOL Aerotech, a new business unit that provides aircraft maintenance, repairs, and aircraft and components overhauls (MRO). It extends GOL's expertise in aircraft maintenance to third-party airlines around the world for the first time and generates a new source of revenue for the company. GOL Aerotech is located at the Con...

Three additional Embraer E195-E2 jets for Air Peace

Embraer announced that Air Peace, Nigeria and West Africa’s largest airline, has signed a contract for three additional E195-E2s, confirming purchase rights from the original contract, signed in April this year. These new E195-E2s will be included in Embraer’s 2019 fourth-quarter backlog and have a value of USD 212.6 million, based on Embraer’s current list prices. Set to...

KLM Firms Up Order for E195-E2 Jets and Adds Six Further Aircraft

Embraer and KLM Cityhopper have signed a firm order for 21 E195-E2 aircraft, plus 14 purchase rights. The 21 firm positions will be acquired via operating lease from Embraer lessor partners Aircastle and ICBC Aviation Leasing. The order was previously announced as a Letter of Intent for 15 firm orders with 20 purchase rights at the Paris Air Show earlier this year. With all purchase rights exercis...

First Helvetic Airways E190-E2 Jet Received

Congratulations Helvetic Airways! First E190-E2 Jet Received! A special ceremony was held in Zurich, to celevbrate official reception of first Helvetic Airways E190-E2 jet from Embraer! The airline has a contract for a firm order of 12 jets of this model, and purchase rights for a further 12 E190-E2, with conversion rights to the E195-E2, bringing the total potential o...