São José dos Campos, August 8, 2012
– Embraer’s ultra-large, luxurious Lineage 1000
will make its debut at the 9th Annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (LABACE), August 15-17, at Congonhas Airport (CGH), in São Paulo. Also, at the static display, visitors will have the opportunity to visit the entry-level Phenom 100
, light Phenom 300
and large Legacy 650
business jet with its enhanced interior.
On Monday, August 13, at 3 p.m., Embraer will host a press conference in the Santos Dumont conference room to present an update of its executive jets programs and market forecast.
“LABACE is Latin America’s largest business aviation show and offers a great opportunity to strengthen our relationships with current and prospective customers,” said Marco Túlio Pellegrini, Senior Vice President Operations & COO, Embraer Executive Jets. “We are proud to showcase the Lineage 1000 for the very first time as well as the Phenom family and the Legacy 650 executive aircraft which combine low operating costs, large cabins and baggage space that provide customers a best-in-class experience.”
Also, during the event, the Embraer Customer Support and Services team
will showcase its award-winning customer support solutions, recently cited in Aviation International News and Professional Pilot product support surveys, as among the best in the industry. The team will also discuss training solutions and promote other efforts to support the company’s growing fleet of more than 110 Embraer executive jets operating in Brazil. About Lineage 1000
The ultra-large Lineage 1000 is Embraer’s largest executive jet. It can carry 19 passengers in five cabin zones, with three to four crew. Its range of 4,500 nautical miles (8,334 km) with four passengers, or 4,400 nautical miles (8,149 km) with eight passengers, both with NBAA IFR fuel reserves, means it is able to fly nonstop from Sao Paulo to Lisbon or Fortaleza to Calgary.
The interior was designed in conjunction with internationally recognized Priestmangoode. The cabin incorporates the category’s most sophisticated materials. A wide variety of configurations meets all passenger requirements with enough space for work, rest or meetings. Optional items include a queen-sized bedroom with walk-in shower; productivity enhancing Wi-Fi, high-speed data; as well as galley amenities such as a NespressoTM coffee maker, wine cooler and refrigerator.
The Lineage 1000 aft baggage compartment, pressurized and accessible during flight has a total capacity of 323 cubic feet (9,140 liters) and is the largest among all business jets.
The Lineage 1000 incorporates electronic fly-by-wire flight control system that enhances performance, handling and safety.
For more information about Embraer Executive Jets, see: www.EmbraerExecutiveJets.com
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Note to Editors
Embraer S.A. (NYSE: ERJ; BM&FBOVESPA: 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, China, France, Portugal, Singapore, and the U.S. Founded in 1969, the Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells aircraft and systems for the commercial aviation, executive aviation, and defense and security segments. It also provides after sales support and services to customers worldwide. 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.