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09/07/2008

EMBRAER PARTICIPATES IN THE 46th FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW, IN ENGLAND

São José dos Campos, July 9, 2008 – Embraer will participate in the 46th Farnborough International Airshow, July 14-20, at Farnborough Airport, near London, England. The Company’s Legacy 600 business jet, alongside the Phenom 300 mock-up, and the Lineage 1000 ultra-large jet cross-section, will be on static display at the event, which also marks the airshow’s 60th anniversary. Embraer will promote the entire range of products from its four business units: Executive Aviation, Commercial Aviation, Defense and Government, and Aviation Services.

Embraer will hold two press conferences during the event, both in the Media Center’s Hendon Room. On Monday (14), at 2:00 p.m., the subject will be commercial aviation, and on Tuesday (15), at the same time, the executive jets programs will be in the spotlight. Accredited members of the press are also welcome to visit the Company’s chalet C33-35 to meet with Embraer’s corporate communications team and executives.

The newly-expanded portfolio of Embraer Executive Jets consists of the Phenom 100, the Phenom 300, the Legacy 450, the Legacy 500, the Legacy 600, and the Lineage 1000. The Company launched the Legacy 600 at the 2000 Farnborough Airshow, upon entering this segment, in which it is committed to becoming a major player. Today, more than 140 of this aircraft are flying in 23 countries. The first deliveries of the Phenom 100 and the Lineage 1000 are scheduled for the second half of this year, and the Phenom 300 will enter service in 2009. The midsize Legacy 500 and the midlight Legacy 450 jets, formally introduced in April, are expected to enter service in the second half of 2012 and 2013, respectively.

Embraer is the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial jets up to 120 seats, offering the traditional ERJ 145 family of regional jets and the state-of-the-art EMBRAER 170/190 E-Jets family. They provide regional, network, and low-cost carriers with great flexibility, as well as low fuel burn, low emissions and compelling economics for airlines on five continents. On June 30, 2008, more than 870 ERJ 145 family regional jets had been delivered, worldwide, and 50 airlines in 34 countries have placed 847 firm orders and taken 827 options for the E-Jets.

The Defense and Government segment will promote the Super Tucano advanced trainer and light attack turboprop, the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) jets family, aircraft for transporting government officials, and the EMBRAER C-390 cargo and troop carrier, which is currently under study.

Regarding Aviation Services, Embraer will be promoting the expansion of its maintenance services, material/parts solutions, and customer training services, with the aim of helping airlines to reduce operating costs and guaranteeing the maximum operational reliability of their aircraft.

Note to Editors

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, 2008, Embraer had a workforce of 23,855 employees and a firm order backlog of US$ 20.7 billion.

This document may contain projections, statements and estimates regarding circumstances or events yet to take place. Those projections and estimates are based largely on current expectations, forecasts on future events and financial tendencies that affect Embraer’s businesses. Those estimates are subject to risks, uncertainties and suppositions that include, among others: general economic, political and trade conditions in Brazil and in those markets where Embraer does business; expectations on industry trends; the Company’s investment plans; its capacity to develop and deliver products on the dates previously agreed upon, and existing and future governmental regulations. The words “believe”, “may”, “is able”, “will be able”, “intend”, “continue”, “anticipate”, “expect” and other similar terms are supposed to identify potentialities. Embraer does not feel compelled to publish updates nor to revise any estimates due to new information, future events or any other facts. In view of the inherent risks and uncertainties, such estimates, events and circumstances may not take place. The actual results can therefore differ substantially from those previously published as Embraer expectations.

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