Embraer at 50

Embraer's history man : over 37 years, Luis Carlos Affonso has been involved in programmes from the ERJ145 to the E2. Now he is playing a central role in scoping the company's future -- Journey of discover : Embraer did not come out of nowhere. Since Santos-Dumont Brazil had a long aviation heritage. However, its creation in 1969 and remarkable five decades of innovation and growth since is due to the vision of several key individuals -- Ready for the hunt : after two generations of regional jets, the E2 family puts Embraer's commercial aircraft arm--and its soon-to-be-partner Boeing--in its strongest ever position in the market -- Battling for Brazil : Embraer is set on becoming the nation's one-stop defence house, and adding the KC-390 to its list of export successes -- The rapid ascent of executive jets : fifteen years ago, Embraer was a minor player in this sector. But a flurry of launches from the very-light Phenom 100 to the large-cabin Lineage has transformed it into a leader -- The power of one : in 2017, Embraer integrated its support activities across all its divisions into a single, global organisation, with many benefits for operators -- Tomorrow's world : in 50 years, the business has never shirked from challenging norms. With a restructured company set to emerge, what role will disruptive technology play for the new Embraer?


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  • Accession Number: 01709927
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Northwestern University Transportation Library
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  • Created Date: Jul 2 2019 11:26AM