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Embraer’s 50 Years: A Tale of Challenge and Superation

On Aug. 19, 1969, the Brazilian government formally instituted the Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica, globally known as Embraer. On this day 50 years ago, what has grown to become the third global producer of civilian aircraft received its distinctive name, although it had been in operation already for a significant period of time beforehand. Back in 1959, a young military pilot named Ozires Silva entered the Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica operated by the Brazilian Air Force to study Aeronautical Engineering.…

Embraer’s 50 Years: A Tale of Challenge and Superation

On Aug. 19, 1969, the Brazilian government formally instituted the Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica, globally known as Embraer. On this day 50 years ago, what has grown to become the third global producer of civilian aircraft received its distinctive name, although it had been in operation already for a significant…

Embraer E195-E2 Gains Type Certification

At a ceremony held on Monday at the company's facilities in São José dos Campos, Embraer received the Type Certificate for the E195-E2 from three regulatory authorities: ANAC, the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil), the FAA (U.S. Federal Aviation Administration) and EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency).…

Inside the Regionals: A Look Inside Mesa Airlines’ Headquarters and…

Regional airlines are the backbone of the current hub-and-spoke system employed by the world’s major airlines. For many pilots, their first foray into the airline world is through a regional airline. However, few people know what goes on behind-the-scenes of these airlines. Fortunately for us, Mesa Airlines was kind enough…