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PMI Project of the Year Award goes to ... Embraer E190-E2!

Congratulations Embraer! E190-E2 just received 2019 PMI Project of the Year Award! The PMI Project of the Year Award recognizes a large and complex project that best delivers superior performance in terms of project management practices, superior organizational results, and positive impacts on society. The Institute also highlighted Embraer’s challenge to bring a family of comme...

First autonomous aircraft test in Brazil by Embraer and Ufes

A scientific and technological cooperation between Embraer and the Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo (Ufes) made it possible for a prototype to perform the taxiing operation on its own, moving along a previously established path without human interference. The sensor and image navigation set led the autonomous systems technology demonstration aircraft through the runway, taxi a...

A triple-certification for Embraer Praetor 500

Congratulations on triple certification for Embraer Praetor 500!  Type certifications granted by ANAC, EASA and FAA! “The triple-certification by ANAC, EASA and FAA reaffirm the most disruptive and technologically advanced design of the Praetor 500 as the best midsize jet ever made,” said Michael Amalfitano, President & CEO, Embraer Executive Jets. “Praetor 500 ow...

Azul First E195-E2 - a reason to celebrate for Embraer, Azul, AerCap and Pratt & Whitney

September 12 2019 a special ceremony at Embraer main facility in São José dos Campos was dedicated to the delivery of first E195-E2, the biggest of the three members of the E-Jets E2 family of commercial aircraft! This is the reason to celebrate for all companies who were working ot this succes - Embraer, Pratt & Whitney, AerCap and Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras...

First Multi-mission Airlift KC-390 to the Brazilian Air Force

Brazilian Air Force (FAB) got delivery of the first multi-mission airlift KC-390 at a ceremony held at Anápolis Air Base. Embraer has been conducting theoretical and practical training with the Air Force teams to start operations. The KC-390 was developed as a joint project between the Brazilian Air Force and Embraer to set new standards for efficiency and productivity in its cl...

Portugal signs contract for acquisition of five Multi-Mission Airlift KC-390

The Portuguese Government and Embraer signed a contract for the acquisition of five multi-mission airlifters Embraer KC-390. Additionally, services and support and a flight simulator are included in the contract as part of the process to modernize Portuguese Air Force capabilities to support national Armed Forces operations and increase readiness in missions of public interest. Deliveries are sche...

The expansion of Embraer Eugênio de Melo unit, in São José dos Campos

During the celebration of 50th anniversary, Embraer announced  US$ 30 million investment in the expansion of its Eugênio de Melo unit, in São José dos Campos. Through the construction of new facilities, the site will have capacity for over 4,000 employees. The site currently has 1,500 employees working in manufacturing, development, engineering, structural and system testing, and training, among o...

Embraer - Happy 50-year anniversary!

Happy 50-year anniversary! Embraer celebrates with a ceremony that brings together employees, authorities and commercial partners at company’s headquarters, in São José dos Campos, Brazil. If you want to be a part of this celebration, just follow the link: https://embraer.com/br/pt/50-anos See the highlight of several activities that the company prep...

Looking back at LABACE 2019 - Dassault’s Falcon 8X and Falcon 2000LXS

Last week São Paulo hosted Latin America most important business aviation event - The Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition. Let's have a look on Dassault Aviation participation at the latest LABACE. Most important things showcased - Dassault’s Falcon 8X, new Falcon 6X ultra-widebody twinjet, FalconEye Combined Vision System. Sout...

New PT6A and PW200 Engine Overhaul Centre in Belo Horizonte

Pratt & Whitney announced the collaboration with Indύstria de Aviação e Serviços (IAS) to open a new overhaul facility in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, for PT6A and PW200 engines. “With the opening of the new facility in Belo Horizonte, our customers can benefit from faster and more cost-effective engine overhaul services,” said Satheeshkumar Kumarasingham, v...

Gualter Helicopteros appointed as Kopter Group distributor for Brazil

Kopter Group started the active promotionof SH09 in Brazil with the appointment of Gualter Helicopteros as its representative & distributor. The partnership between the two companies was signed on the first day of the LABACE 2019. Christian Gras, Kopter Executive Vice President Customers declared on this occasion: “With more than 30-year experience in the helicopter bus...

New Embraer Showroom for Business Jet Customization presented at LABACE

Do you feel yourself ready to be a designer of your future business jet? Because now it's more than possible with Embraer Showroom for Business Jet Customization! Embraer presentedTechCare Space at the 2019 edition of LABACE. This space includes a broad portfolio of interior design elements from the best manufacturers in the aircraft customization market. This collection represents t...