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São José dos Campos, February 19, 2008 – Embraer will participate in Extravaganza Mumbai, February 22 and 23. The event, to be held in the Grand Hyatt Mumbai Hotel, in Mumbai, India, focuses on the luxury market. The Company’s stand is number 44, and a full-size mock-up of the Phenom 300 executive jet will be on display, continuing at the venue from February 25 to 27.

India is one of the world’s most promising markets, including executive aviation,” said Captain Manfred Baudzus, Embraer’s Director of Marketing and Sales for Asia Pacific - Executive Aviation. “Embraer is pleased to present a full-size mock-up of the Phenom 300 jet. We consider this aircraft a perfect fit for the demands of the Indian market.

In November 2007, Embraer signed a contract for the sale of 18 Phenom 100 and two Phenom 300 jets with India’s Invision Projects Pvt. Ltd.. The order was announced during the Dubai Air Show 2007 and is the largest fleet order in terms of number of executive jets in India, to this point.

Besides the Phenom 100 and the Phenom 300, Embraer’s portfolio of executive jets includes the Legacy 600 and the Lineage 1000. The Legacy 600, for up to 16 passengers, will hold a demo tour in India, visiting the cities of Hyderabad (February 25), Delhi (February 26), Mumbai (February 27-28), and Bangalore (February 29 and March 1). The jet has been flying since 2002 and over 130 have been delivered to customers from 23 countries, including India. The Lineage 1000, which is Embraer’s biggest executive jet, is going through its final certification phase and will go into service, later this year.

About the Phenom Jets

Premium comfort, outstanding performance and low operating costs are key design drivers for the Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 best-in-class jets. With the interior designed by BMW Group DesignworksUSA, both aircraft offer pilots and passengers comfort and style unparalleled in their categories. The relaxing ambience is enhanced by generous windows and the most ample cabin in their respective classes. Onboard conveniences include a wardrobe or refreshment center, an aft cabin private lavatory, and satellite communications.

The pilot-friendly cockpit and the flight qualities of the two new aircraft enable single-pilot operation. Drawing from Embraer’s design and engineering experience, the Phenom 100 and the Phenom 300 jets are built for high utilization and availability. For added safety and reliability, both jets offer a standard anti-skid brake-by-wire system.

Based on Garmin’s all-glass, fully-integrated and digital avionics suite, the Prodigy® flight deck offers Phenom jet pilots more advantages than any other avionics suite on today’s market. The cockpit features three interchangeable 12-inch displays - two Primary Flight Displays (PFD) and one Multi- Function Display (MFD). The system integrates all primary flight, navigation, communication, terrain, traffic, weather, engine instrumentation, and crew- alert system data and presents the composite information in brilliant, sunlight-readable color on three high-definition displays.

In a typical club seat configuration, the Phenom 100 comfortably accommodates four passengers. The generous 55-cubic-foot (1.56-cubic-meter) baggage compartment is big enough to store luggage, golf bags and even skis.

Two Pratt & Whitney Canada PW617F engines, with 1,615 pounds of thrust each, power the jet. Its range with four occupants is 1,160 nautical miles (2,148 km or 1,335 miles) with NBAA IFR reserves, 35 minutes, and 100 nm alternate; or 1,320 nautical miles (2,445 km) with NBAA VFR reserves, 45 minutes. The aircraft is capable of flying at 41,000 feet (12,497 meters) at a maximum speed of Mach 0.70 and is designed for short-field takeoffs. These characteristics will allow customers to fly nonstop from Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) to Cairo (Egypt); from Bangalore to New Delhi (both in India) at a lower cost than competitive aircraft, including turboprops.

The Phenom 100 is priced at US$ 2.98 million, based on January 2005 economic conditions, in the baseline configuration, for FAA certification. The aircraft’s maiden flight took place in July 2007, and the jet is currently carrying out the flight test campaign with a focus on certification and entering service in mid-2008.

With a configuration to accommodate up to nine occupants, the Phenom 300 jet has a large 76-cubic-foot (2.15-cubic-meter) baggage compartment that will conveniently transport passengers’ luggage, golf bags and skis.

Two Pratt & Whitney Canada PW535E engines, with 3,200 pounds of thrust each, power this jet. Its range with six occupants is 1,800 nautical miles (3,334 km) with NBAA IFR reserves, 35 minutes and 100 nm alternate. The aircraft is capable of flying at 45,000 feet (13,716 meters) at a maximum speed of Mach 0.78 and is also designed for short-field takeoffs. These capabilities allow customers to fly nonstop from Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) to Athens (Greece) or New Delhi (India) and from Bangalore to New Delhi (both in India) or Bangkok (Thailand) at a lower cost than competitive aircraft.

Expected to enter service in mid-2009, the Phenom 300 is priced at US$ 6.65 million, based on January 2005 economic conditions, in the baseline configuration, for FAA certification.

About the Legacy 600

The Legacy 600 jet provides premium comfort and privacy for up to 16 passengers in three distinct seating areas. Interior standard features include first-class leather seats, a plush divan, an elegant credenza, and spacious tables for dining or meetings. The aircraft also has a full- size galley for hot and cold meals, a full-width aft lavatory, wardrobe and storage cabinet, and an entertainment system with DVD players and satellite telecommunications. Optional High Speed Data (HSD) and Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) capabilities allow customers to browse the Internet, access e-mails and transfer files. The 240-cubic-foot (6.8-cubic-meter) baggage compartment of the Legacy 600 is one of the largest in the industry and is easily accessible during flight, for greater passenger convenience.

The aircraft cruises at a speed of up to Mach 0.80 and has a range of 3,250 nautical miles (6,019 km or 3,740 miles) with eight passengers and NBAA IFR reserves. This range, bolstered by superior passenger and luggage capacity, enables customers to fly nonstop from New York (U.S.) to London (U.K.); from London or Geneva (Switzerland) to Dubai (United Arab Emirates); from Singapore (Singapore) to Beijing (China) or to Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea); and from Jakarta (Indonesia) to Melbourne (Australia) at lower operating costs than competitive aircraft with a similar cabin size. Additionally, the Legacy 600 is the only super mid-size jet certified to operate into and out of the London City and Cannes-Mandelieu airports.

The twin-engine business jet is based on the successful ERJ 145 regional jet family platform that has accumulated over 12.5 million flight hours on 1,000 aircraft. With a platform designed to endure an average of 2,500 hours per year, low operating cost, and a track record of over 99 percent dispatch reliability, the Legacy 600 offers luxurious comfort and delivers high utilization and high availability.

Priced at US$ 25.41 million, based on January 2008 economic conditions, in the baseline configuration, for FAA certification, 131 Legacy jets currently operate in 23 countries. Also available in Shuttle and Shuttle High Capacity (HC) configurations, the Legacy is designed to provide comfort and functionality. The Legacy Shuttle accommodates from 16 to 19 passengers in business class comfort. The Shuttle HC version enhances owner productivity and comfortably seats as many as 37 passengers in a superior airline-quality interior.

About the Lineage 1000

The Lineage 1000 jet was designed with comfort and luxury as top priorities. It can be configured to accommodate up to 19 people in a total cabin volume of 4,085 cubic feet (115.7 cubic meters). The interior offers five distinct privacy zones, and two lavatories. A third lavatory and a stand-up shower are optional. There is a set of pre-defined cabin configurations to fit all traveler needs, with plenty of room for work, rest and meetings. Onboard amenities include such optional items as Wi-Fi technology and Internet access, Electronic Flight Bag (EFB), and other features.

The total baggage capacity is 476 cubic feet (13.5 cubic meters). A large, pressurized aft baggage area, which is conveniently accessible during flight, is more than twice the size of baggage compartments in competitive jets. The highly- integrated avionics Primus Epic suite by Honeywell comes with five Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) multifunction control screens, Cursor Control Device (CCD), auto-throttle, weather radar with turbulence detection, fly-by-wire, and other cutting-edge technologies.

The Lineage 1000 is powered by two efficient, reliable and easy-to-maintain GE CF34-10E7 engines, Made by General Electric (GE), with 18,500 pounds of thrust each. Its range with eight passengers will be 4,200 nautical miles (4,833 miles or 7,778 km) with NBAA IFR reserves and 200 nm alternate. The airplane has great airport performance, maximum operating speed of Mach 0.82, and is capable of flying at 41,000 feet (12,497 meters).

These characteristics will allow customers to fly nonstop from London (UK) to New York (USA), or anywhere in Europe and the Middle East; from Moscow (Russia) to Tokyo (Japan), Quebec (Canada), or anywhere in the Middle East; from New York to Paris (France), Brasília (Brazil), or anywhere in North America; from Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) to Beijing (China), Bangkok (Thailand), or anywhere in Europe, Africa or the Middle East; from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to Tokyo, Johannesburg (South Africa), Rabat (Morocco), or anywhere in Europe and the Middle East, at a lower operating cost and ultimate comfort.

Born for the demands of commercial aviation, the Lineage 1000 platform is based on the EMBRAER 190 and designed for quick turnaround, top performance, high use, and low maintenance. The aircraft’s reliability is proven by hundreds of thousands of flight hours, and refined by the latest engineering.

Priced at US$ 42.95 million, based on January 2006 economic conditions, in the baseline configuration, for FAA certification, the Lineage 1000 is expected to enter service in 2008.

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