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Embraer today announced Harrods Aviation as authorized sales representative in the United Kingdom and Ireland for the Legacy family of corporate jets, which comprises the Legacy Executive, Legacy Shuttle and Legacy Shuttle HC.

“Harrods Aviation has a proven reputation for providing first class services to the aviation community,” said Luiz F. Fuchs, Embraer Senior Vice-President Europe, Africa and Middle East – Civil Aircraft. “We welcome this renowned partner whose reputation will undoubtedly benefit our Legacy Corporate Jet family.”

Harrods Aviation is delighted with this appointment, as the Embraer products will complement our network of FBO's and engineering facilities perfectly. We are very pleased to be developing sales of this unique product range in our territory to increase Embraer’s market-share,” said Mike Creed, Harrods Aviation Aircraft Sales Director.

For over 35 years, Harrods Aviation Ltd, formerly Metro Business Aviation Ltd, has operated the largest Fixed Based Operation network and provided unique services of the highest quality in the United Kingdom. With facilities at London's Luton and Stansted airports, Harrods Aviation’s priority is to ensure that their customers benefit from the finest quality FBO service worldwide.

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Embraer (Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A. - NYSE: ERJ; Bovespa: EMBR3 and EMBR4) is the world’s leading manufacturer of Commercial jets up to 110 seats with 35 years of experience in designing, developing, manufacturing, selling and providing after sales support to aircraft for the global airline, Defense and Corporate markets. With headquarters in São José dos Campos, state of São Paulo, the Company has offices and customer service bases in Australia, China, France, Singapore and the United States. Embraer is among Brazil’s leading exporting companies. As of June 30, 2004 Embraer had a total workforce of 14,207 people, and its firm order backlog totaled US$ 10.5 billion.

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