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São José dos Campos, April 16, 2007 – The Legacy 600 executive jet has been certified to operate at Cannes-Mandelieu Airport, in Cannes, in the south of France, which is often referred to as the “Gateway to the French Riviera”.

The special landing and take-off requirements of this airport are fully met by the Legacy 600. The benefits of this certification are available to every new aircraft to be delivered and are also extended to current Legacy 600 customers, through a service bulletin.

Cannes is an increasingly appealing destination for our customers,” said Colin Steven, Embraer Vice–President, Marketing and Sales – Europe, Africa and Middle East, Executive Jets. “The Legacy 600 is one of the largest business jets certified to operate in either Cannes- Mandelieu or London City airports.”

The Legacy 600 fleet continues to expand in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In March, Embraer celebrated the 100th aircraft delivery, to a customer in the Czech Republic. This remarkable milestone is a testimony to the market’s good acceptance of the Legacy 600 and the benefits the aircraft offers.

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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 March 31, 2007, Embraer had a workforce of 21,005 employees and a firm order backlog of US$ 15.0 billion.

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