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Horseman Rodrigo Pessoa


São José dos Campos, August 2, 2007 – Embraer is present at the 1st Athina Onassis International Horse Show at Sociedade Hípica Paulista in São Paulo, Brazil, August 2-5. The event gathers the best Brazilian athletes, as well as top horsemen and horsewomen from the Americas and Europe.

It is a great honor for Embraer to participate in a world-class horse jumping competition like this,” said Breno Correa, Embraer Vice President, Marketing and Sales – Latin America, Executive Jets. “The elegance and sophistication of this kind of event are also key characteristics of our Executive Jets.”

Brazil is hosting a five-star international jumping competition for the first time, as one of the legs of the Global Champions Tour, with over one million dollars in prizes. The renowned Brazilian horseman Rodrigo Pessoa, winner of one gold medal (team jumping) and one silver medal (individual jumping) in the XV Pan American Games Rio 2007 recently finished in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will be competing in the colors of Embraer. The Company showcases a full-scale mock-up of the Phenom 300 light at the VIP lounge.

After a wining exhibition at the 2007 Pan American Games, it is a great pleasure to count, once again, with the Brazilian fans. Our Brazilian team is today one of the most competitive in the world. We hope to present our fans with beautiful performances,” said Rodrigo Pessoa.

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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 June 30, 2007, Embraer had a workforce of 23,637 employees and a firm order backlog of US$ 15.6 billion.

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