Embraer Executive Jets set three speed records for the light weight class C-1.f Group III (13,225 to 19,842 pounds), when a Phenom 300 flew from the Company’s headquarters at Melbourne International Airport (MLB) in Melbourne, FL, to Daugherty Field (LGB) in Long Beach, CA, with only one fuel stop. In the first leg, the aircraft… Read More ›
Embraer S.A. (NYSE: ERJ; BM & FBOVESPA: EMBR3) has selected UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), to provide the electric power generation and distribution system for the second generation of E-Jets, which are planned to enter service in 2018. The company will supply the main and auxiliary electric power generators;… Read More ›
Jetairfly, the Belgian subsidiary of TUI Travel PLC (“TUI Travel”), one of the world’s leading leisure travel groups, has received the first of two EMBRAER 190 leased from BOC Aviation, the Singapore-based aircraft leasing company. The aircraft was delivered during a ceremony at Embraer’s headquarters in São José dos Campos, Brazil. The second E190 is… Read More ›
With the ultra-large Lineage 1000 making its debut at the show, Embraer Executive Jets will participate in the 2013 Australian International Airshow and Aerospace and Defense Exposition, to be held in Geelong, Victoria, Australia from 26 February to 3 March 2013. Embraer will be located at exhibitor business unit S6 and have two more of… Read More ›
Embraer, Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras S.A. and TRIP Linhas Aéreas signed a renewal and expansion contract for the Pool services, on support for more than 350 spare parts and all repairable components of the hydraulic, mechanical, pneumatic, electronic and propulsion systems for their E-Jets. The renewal means the agreement will be extended until 2020,… Read More ›
Honeywell Signs $2.8 Billion Lifetime Contract With Embraer to Provide Avionics for Second Generation of E-Jets.
• Primus Epic avionics system provides exceptional situational awareness and reduces pilot workload • Advanced software architecture allows for easy next-generation updates • $2.8 billion contract includes OEM and aftermarket services Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Embraer have signed an agreement worth $2.8 billion over its lifetime to provide Honeywell’s Primus Epic as the integrated avionics… Read More ›
Lockheed Martin Canada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corporation [NYSE: LMT], announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase certain assets of the engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) business of Aveos Fleet Performance, Inc., located in Montreal, Canada. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed and are not material… Read More ›
A new generation of business jets was ushered in today when Embraer’s midsize Legacy 500 made a successful first flight, marking the beginning of its flight test program. Deliveries of the first aircraft are expected to begin in 2014. “This remarkable airplane symbolizes the future of executive aviation and is the product of the innovation,… Read More ›
Embraer has completed the first shipset in composite material in its Embraer Compósitos factory in Évora, Portugal. This first part, a Legacy 500 empennage, has been shipped to Embraer headquarters in São José dos Campos, Brazil. “As serial production of the new Legacy 500 aircraft approaches, the completion and shipment of this first empennage from… Read More ›
OGMA has got certified for CAMO management and to perform Airworthiness Reviews (ARC) for the Embraer E-Jets models. This certification enhances OGMA’s expanding suite of CAMO services, which now includes Airworthiness Reviews and Continuing Airworthiness Management to all the Embraer EMB-135/145/Legacy and ERJ-170/190/Lineage models. Since its initial certification as a CAMO+ in 2011, OGMA provides… Read More ›
Embraer Executive Jets has created two new iPad apps – the eTechPubs and Customer Support and Services Guide – which provide customer convenience in accessing all technical and customer support information. “These new apps are part of our long-term strategy to continue developing mobile product support solutions and move to tablets and other mobile devices,… Read More ›
Four months after announcing its new executive jet service center in Brazil, Embraer broke ground at Bertram Luiz Leupolz (SOD) airport in Sorocaba, fulfilling its promise to bring convenient services to its customers. The 216,000-square-foot site will include hangars, VIP lounges, meeting rooms and crew living quarters, as well as administrative offices. This… Read More ›
JetBlue Airways Reconfigures Embraer E190 Fleet to Offer Even More of its Popular Even More(TM) Space Seats.
– Customers can now purchase 39-inches of legroom in rows 13 and 14 and 38-inches in rows 1 and 12 on E190 aircraft. – JetBlue continues to provide more legroom than any other airline in coach for both the E190 and Airbus A320 aircraft (a). JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) today announces the reconfiguration of its… Read More ›
Embraer is reinforcing its Commercial Aviation customer support network in Africa, with the appointment of Airlink as its new Embraer Authorized Service Center (EASC) for the ERJ 145 family. The agreement also includes the establishment of an Embraer local spare parts distribution center in Johannesburg, serving ERJ 145 family customers in the region…. Read More ›
Embraer announced today an agreement with Venezuela’s Conviasa Airlines for the sale of six EMBRAER 190jets. The deal also includes 14 purchase options for the same aircraft model. The value of the order, at list price, is USD 271.2 million, based on January 2012 economic conditions, and could total as much as USD 904 million,… Read More ›
Over 1,000 Embraer aircraft operate in North America and that number continues to grow with each additional delivery from Embraer’s highly successful E-Jets family of aircraft. To support this large fleet, Embraer provides industry-leading customer services for its clients, which include many of the leading North American airlines. Embraer remains firmly committed to the largest and… Read More ›
Thales new generation Inertial Navigation System and GPS selected by Embraer Defense and Security for the KC-390.
Thales has been awarded a contract by Embraer Defence and Security to provide the Inertial Navigation System (INS) and the GPS of the KC-390 military transport aircraft. Thales HPIRS (High Performance Inertial Reference System) is a real breakthrough in inertial navigation, as it combines the advantages of a civil certified product with the performances expected by military… Read More ›
Embraer has expanded FlightSafety International’s role in training for the mid-light Legacy 450 and mid-size Legacy 500 executive jets beyond pilots and flight attendants to include maintenance technicians. “This selection reinforces the strong partnership between Embraer and FlightSafety,” said Edson Carlos Mallaco, Embraer Vice President Customer Support and Services – Executive Jets. “We are working… Read More ›
Embraer has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification for the new Traffic Collision Avoidance System II (TCAS II) Version 7.1 for its entire portfolio of in-service executive jets including the entry-level Phenom 100 and light Phenom 300, the super mid-size Legacy 600, the large Legacy 650 and the ultra-large Lineage 1000 executive jets. The… Read More ›
EADS / Airbus, Boeing and Embraer today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together on the development of drop-in, affordable aviation biofuels. The three leading airframe manufacturers agreed to seek collaborative opportunities to speak in unity to government, biofuel producers and other key stakeholders to support, promote and accelerate the availability of sustainable… Read More ›