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21/05/2007

EMBRAER PRESENTS LEGACY 600 INTERIOR ENHANCEMENT

São José dos Campos, May 21, 2007 - Embraer unveiled interior enhancements to the Legacy 600, today, at the European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (EBACE), in Geneva, Switzerland.

The cabin height was increased by 2 inches (5 cm) and now measures 6 feet (1.83 meter). The taller cabin, a slimmer valance and redesigned seats enhance both comfort and space throughout three distinct zones, a unique feature in the super mid- size category. The stylish new Legacy 600 seats, with dual tone leather options, are even more comfortable with a seamless berthing feature for sleep or relaxation. Noise abatement improvements have enhanced cabin sound proofing. Auxiliary audio input will allow cabin sound integration.

We are delighted to present these enhancements to the Legacy 600,” said Luís Carlos Affonso, Embraer Executive Vice President, Executive Jets. “We will continue to interact with customers to make the Legacy 600 even more comfortable for a fulfilling travel experience.”

The galley received new features to add convenience and capacity for in-flight service. More spacious compartments and retractable tables were added, as well as a larger water reservoir. Optional items include a wine chiller and multiple oven combinations, including microwave.

The baggage compartment will be equipped with supports for storage and transportation of the towbar.

The Legacy 600 with the enhanced interior will be available in the first quarter of 2008 and will be priced at US$ 25.41 million (January 2008 economic conditions). Legacy 600 positions are available for mid-2008.

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 March 31, 2007, Embraer had a workforce of 21,005 employees and a firm order backlog of US$ 15.0 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 the Company’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 the Company 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. The Company 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 Company expectations.

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