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São José dos Campos, July 11, 2007 – Embraer participates in the Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) 46th Annual Convention, Trade Show and Static Display in Calgary, Canada, July 9-12. Visitors will experience the premium comfort, space and luxury of the full-scale mock-up of the Company’s Phenom 300, as well as the Legacy 600 executive jet, at Skyservice Business Aviation’s Fixed Base Operation (FBO) facilities, in Calgary International Airport, July 11-12.

Embraer’s momentum in Canada continues, by participating in events such as this one, in keeping with the Company’s commitment to being a major player in the business jet industry,” said Ernest Edwards, Embraer Vice President, Marketing and Sales – USA, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, Executive Jets. “The Phenom 100 very light, Phenom 300 light, Legacy 600 super mid-size and Lineage 1000 ultra-large jets represent Embraer’s tradition in making best-in-class executive jets, and offer comfort, space, outstanding performance, and operational advantages.”

The Canadian market has confirmed that Embraer executive jets are an ideal choice, since they combine the proven engineering excellence of our commercial aircraft with design details that meet form and function demands specific to the business jet market,” said Michael Payne, Embraer Regional Sales Representative for Canada. “We are thrilled by this opportunity to be a part of CBAA, once again, and aviation professionals will be delighted to see the Phenom 300 mock-up at this event for the first time.”

The Phenom 300 has the largest cabin volume in the light jet category, comfortably accommodating up to nine occupants in an executive seating layout. The aircraft is capable of flying at 45,000 feet (13,716 meters), has a maximum operating speed of Mach 0.78, and is designed for short-field takeoffs and hot-and-high operations. Its range with six occupants will be 1,800 nautical miles (3.334 km) with NBAA IFR reserves, allowing customers to fly nonstop from Calgary, to New York, Atlanta, and Anchorage (U.S.), or Los Cabos (Mexico) at a lower cost than competitive aircraft. From Toronto (Canada), they can fly non-stop to San Juan (Puerto Rico), Houston and Salt Lake City (U.S.), or Calgary. The Phenom 300 appeals to corporations flying large turboprops and smaller light jets.

The Legacy 600 offers comfort and luxury, and delivers high utilization and availability rates. More than 100 are flying in 19 countries, providing privacy for up to 16 passengers in three distinct seating areas. The aircraft cruises at a speed of up to Mach 0.80 and has a range of 3,250 nautical miles (6,019 km) with eight passengers and NBAA IFR reserves. This range, bolstered by superior passenger and luggage capacity, enables transcontinental non-stop flight from Calgary to anywhere in Central and North America, including Hawaii. From Toronto, customers can fly non-stop to London, Manaus (Brazil), Mexico City, and Anchorage (U.S.) at lower operating costs than competitive aircraft with a similar cabin size.

After CBAA, the Phenom mock-up tour continues in the U.S., with appearances at EAA AirVenture, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, before continuing to St. Louis and Kansas City, Missouri; Wichita, Kansas; Aspen, Colorado; and Monterey, California.

More details about Embraer’s executive jets and a complete Phenom mock-up tour calendar are available at

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Embraer (Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A. - NYSE: ERJ; Bovespa: EMBR3) is the world’s largest manufacturer of Commercial jets up to 120 seats, and one of Brazil's leading exporters. Embraer's headquarters are located in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, and it has offices, industrial operations and customer service facilities in Brazil, the United States, France, Portugal, China and Singapore. Founded in 1969, the Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells aircraft for the Commercial Aviation, Executive Aviation, and Defense and Government segments. The Company also provides after sales support and services to customers worldwide. On March 31, 2007, Embraer had a workforce of 21,005 employees and a firm order backlog of US$ 15.0 billion.

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