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EMBRAER PRESENTS A BROAD RANGE OF JETS AND DEFENSE & SECURITY SOLUTIONS AT THE 48th FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW
São José dos Campos, Brazil, July 3, 2012 – Embraer will participate in the 48th Farnborough International Airshow (FIA – www.farnborough.com), July 9-15, at Farnborough Airport (FAB), UK, promoting its entire range of products for the Commercial Aviation, Executive Aviation and Defense & Security markets. For this edition, the company will showcase four aircraft on static display: the EMBRAER 190 and the ERJ 145 jets for Commercial Aviation; the midsize Legacy 500 mock-up; and the large Legacy 650 for Executive Aviation.
Embraer will be located at Chalet A17/18. Embraer Defense & Security will hold a press conference at the Media Center, on Tuesday, July 10, in the CODY room, Hall 1, at 1:45 p.m., hosted by Luiz Carlos Aguiar, President and CEO.
Embraer is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial jets up to 120 seats, and will promote its traditional ERJ 145 family of regional jets and the state-of-the-art EMBRAER 170/190 E-Jets family. These aircraft provide regional, network, and low-cost carriers with great flexibility, as well as low fuel burn, low emissions and compelling economics. A total of 890 ERJ 145 family regional jets have been delivered worldwide, and 62 airlines in 41 countries have placed more than 1,060 firm orders for the E-Jets.
Embraer Executive Jets will showcase its 2012 edition of the Legacy 650, which makes its debut at Farnborough. The large, three-cabin jet includes new and improved cabin sound proofing insulation, together with an upgraded interior with many new features. The 2012 Legacy 650, with a transatlantic range of 3,950 miles and certified for operations at London City Airport, also features the Honeywell Ovation® SelectTM, all digital, cabin management system. Also making its Farnborough debut will be the Legacy 500 mock-up, available for tours at Embraer’s nearby Farnborough office. The Legacy 500 will be the first mid-size business jet on the market with a stand-up cabin and flat floor.
Embraer Defense & Security will promote a broad range of integrated solutions that combine a high technological level and operational efficiency at competitive acquisition and operating costs. This includes military airplanes, state-of-the-art radar technologies, unmanned aerial system (UAS), and advanced information and communication systems, such as Command, Control, Communication, Computation, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) applications. The Company´s portfolio includes the advanced training and light attack Super Tucano turboprop; the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) family of jets, based on the successful and proven ERJ 145 regional jet; commercial and executive jets that are customized for transporting government officials; the KC-390 military transport and tanker, which is currently under development; the modernization of airplanes for the armed forces; integrated logistical solutions for customers; and the advanced Training and Operation Support System (TOSS).
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