50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

Brazil aviation news

Development of private air transport for COVID-19 vaccines - Embraer

As demand for the COVID-19 vaccine transportation increases around the world, Embraer has released technical information to assist customers on how its business jets can be optimized to transport these vaccines. Due to the pandemic, operators are considering the possibility of using Embraer aircraft to transport vaccines. Currently, there are over 1,400 Embraer business jets in operation in more t...

Embraer successfully concludes aerial refueling qualification between two KC-390 Millennium aircraft

Embraer reached another important milestone in the development of the KC-390 Millennium multi-mission military freighter program with the successful conclusion of the aerial refueling qualification between two KC-390 Millennium, proving, for the Brazilian Air Force (FAB), this new operational capacity of the aircraft. The in-flight refueling capacity between two aircraft of the same model using...

Engineering Specialization Program - Embraer celebrates its 20th anniversary

One of the longest-lived programs for intellectual and technological development in Brazil, the Embraer Engineering Specialization Program, achieves its 20th anniversary. Conceived from a strategic vision to accelerate the learning process for recently graduated professionals in various areas of engineering to work in aeronautical technologies, the program combines a professional master&rsquo...

Embraer Earnings Results 4th Quarter and Fiscal Year 2020

The Company operating and financial information is presented, except where otherwise stated, on a consolidated basis in United States dollars (US$) in accordance with IFRS. The financial data presented in this document as of and for the quarters ended December 31, 2020 (4Q20), September 30, 2020 (3Q20) and December 31, 2019 (4Q19), are derived from the unaudited financial statements, except a...

Embraer released technical guidance for sanitization in commercial aircraft

Embraer has released technical guidance to apply UV-C lights for cockpit sanitization, as well as disinfectants and coatings for the cabin in the Company’s commercial aircraft. According to these specifications, the utilization of UV-C Lights in the Flight Deck region will eliminate the COVID-19 virus. The disinfectants, compatible with the aircraft materials, were developed based on extensi...

Embraer announces 19 new orders of Ipanema agricultural aircraft

Embraer aviation division has sold 19 EMB-203 Ipanema single-seat aircraft in February, totaling 27 aircraft sold this year. This sales volume in the first two months of 2021 is already 8% higher than what was negotiated throughout 2020.The second consecutive month of high sales reflects the favorable performance of the Brazilian agribusiness and the technological innovations incorporated in the n...

First Brazilian Praetor 500 delivered

Embraer recently delivered the first Praetor 500 to an undisclosed customer in Brazil, marking the first delivery of the aircraft type in the country. The Praetor 500 is currently the farthest - and fastest - flying midsize business jet, with an intercontinental range of 3,340 nautical miles (6,186 km), with four passengers and NBAA IFR Reserves “We are proud to deliver the first Pra...

First Brazilian to receive one of the most important Aeronautical Awards in the World - Ozires Silva

Ozires Silva, one of the founders of Embraer, became the first Brazilian to win the Daniel Guggenheim Medal, one of the world’s most significant international awards for aeronautical engineering. The announcement came yesterday in a statement from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). “This distinguished recognition to Ozires Silva reflects his innovati...

Embraer Deliveries 71 Jets in 4Q20 and 130 total Jets in 2020

Embraer delivered 71 jets in the fourth quarter of 2020, of which 28 were commercial aircraft and 43 were executive jets (23 light and 20 large), which represents a decrease of 10 aircraft in the quarter in comparison with 4Q19.The Company delivered a total of 130 jets in 2020, comprised of 44 commercial aircraft and 86 executive jets (56 light and 30 large), which represents a decrease of al...

Embraer short animated film celebrates Brazil aviation legend Ozires Silva 90th birthday

On January 8th, 2021 Embraer will premiere its animated short film ‘O Voo do Impossível” (freely translated as ‘The Flight of the Impossible”) in celebration of Ozires Silva’s, one of Brazil’s most important leaders in the aeronautic industry, 90th birthday.  The 14-minute-long 3D film reveals Ozires Silva's life starting with his chi...

2020 Commercial Market Outlook by Embraer

The newly published Embraer 2020 Commercial Market Outlook examines passenger demand for air travel and new aircraft deliveries over the next 10 years with special emphasis on Embraer’s product segment - aircraft up to 150 seats. The report identifies emerging trends that will influence growth, factors shaping future airline fleets, and the regions of the world that will lead demand in...

Six AW119Kx helicopters to strengthen security and rescue operations in Brazil

Polícia Rodoviária Federal of Brazil will introduce into service six AW119Kx single engine helicopters. The first aircraft is expected to be introduced in Brazil beginning next year, with the delivery of the remainder helicopters to the operator planned to be completed by mid-2021. The AW119Kxs will be operated by the Air Operations Division from its bases in the five Regio...