It has also completed the wind tunnel tests, which will be the first model of the second generation of the E-Jets family of commercial jets for the 70 to 130-seat segment, the E-Jets E2, which are planned to enter service in 2018.
It will promote its e-Solutions platform of web-based tools on the FlyEmbraer website, which is a single connecting point for Embraer’s customers to find a digital portfolio of services at any time, on any device.
After more than 40 years of uninterrupted production, the aircraft continues being a best-seller: in 2012, 66 Ipanemas were sold to customers in Brazil and the Mercosur community, for an increase of 12% over the previous year (58 airplanes).
Embraer has designated three authorized service centers in the region to provide maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO): two for executive aviation (in Dubai and Abu Dhabi) and one for commercial jets – in Egypt.
This year will mark the company’s largest participation at the NBAA Convention, when all of its executive jets will be exhibited, including a new mockup of the Legacy 450 mid-light jet, and the third production-conforming prototype of the Legacy 500...