Log in to use our free company, program and sector update tracker feature.

March 2007 edition

Product line investment will enhance jets, says Embraer

Embraer reports that heavy investment in new production line technologies is set to enhance the assembly of "revolutionary" aircraft.

Luís Carlos Affonso, Embraer executive vp Executive Jets, says: "More than 800 Embraer engineers are engaged in the Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 programmes."

He says Embraer has invested heavily in production line technologies including automated riveting machines; composite material production, as in the case of the pressure bulkheads for the Phenom jets; and also in construction of new facilities for the production, final assembly, painting and interior completion of both aircraft.

Final assembly of the Phenom 100 prototype is at the production plant in São José dos Campos. First flight of the Phenom 100 is scheduled for midyear and certification and entry....

Full report (174 words) is available by subscription:  

Tell a friend/colleague about this story:



 Contact details from our directory:
Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica S.A. Airframer

Subscribers are able to access the full text of articles on this web site, and in a downloadable PDF newsletter. If you have a subscription already then please log in, otherwise see our latest subscription offers.

Enhanced listings:

Reduce the time spent on current projects by using ESDU – engineering data and software that have been approved and endorsed by professional institutions.

General Plastics Manufacturing Co.
GP has been supplying OEMs, Tier 1 & 2 companies with flame-retardant foam core materials and custom flexible foam molded parts for aircraft flight decks and interior cabins for over 50 years.

Quintus Technologies
Quintus Technologies is a global leading provider of high pressure fluid cell presses and hydroform deep-draw presses for sheet metal forming

Redcliffe Precision Ltd
Aerospace Multi Axis CNC Precision Manufacturers & Thread Rolling Specialists.

USA Borescopes
USA Borescopes is a global supplier of world class visual inspection equipment. We are the one stop source for aviation professionals.

See our advertising tariff.


data pages remaining in monthly quota for non-subscribers

© Copyright of Airframer Limited, operated under licence by Stansted News Limited 2017. Terms & Conditions of reading.