Embraer has completed Troop unloading, evacuation by hatch and evacuation tests through the front and rear doors of the KC-390 airlift.
The tests were held at Brasília Air Force Base, Brazil. It complied with the requirements for achieving the Final Operational Capability (FOC), Embraer said in a statement Wednesday.
Embraer KC-390 is a medium-size, twin-engine jet-powered aircraft that can perform a variety of missions such as cargo and troop transport, troop and cargo air delivery, aerial refueling, search and rescue and forest fire fighting.
Embraer has completed the maiden flight of the first series production multi-mission medium airlift KC-390. As agreed with the Brazilian Air Force, the aircraft will now join the flight test campaign, in which more than 1,900 flight hours have already been logged
Boeing and Embraer are in talks to set up an assembly line for the production of KC-390 cargo jets in the United States. The two aircraft manufacturers announced a deal for sales and services partnership on the new KC-390 jets through a separate defense venture that they said was likely to eventually receive a joint investment in July,
Boeing and Embraer today announced they have signed a MoU to set up a joint venture comprising the commercial aircraft business of Embraer that would strategically align with Boeings commercial development, production, marketing and lifecycle services operations. Under the terms of the agreement, Boeing will hold an 80 percent ownership stake in the joint venture and Embraer will own the remaining 20 percent stake
Boeing and Embraer have prepared contracts of their proposed tie-up and are expected to submit them to the Brazilian government within two weeks, Brazilian newspaper reported. The proposed merger, which would need the go-ahead from the Brazilian government, would leave Boeing as the majority partner, according to Valor Economico report on its website Monday
The Portuguese Government and Embraer yesterday signed a contract for the acquisition of five multi-mission airlifters Embraer KC-390 whose delivery will start in 2023. Additionally, services and support and a flight simulator are included in the contract as part of the process to modernize Portuguese Air Force capabilities to support national Armed Forces operations and increase readiness in missions of public interest
Embraer's shareholders today approved the proposed strategic partnership between Boeing and Embraer during an Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meeting held at the companys headquarters in Brazil. At the meeting, 96
Embraer and Boeing reach consensus on terms of the strategic aerospace partnership in which Boeing will acquire an 80 percent ownership stake in the joint venture for $4.2 billion
The Brazilian government has filed its first written submission to the dispute settlement panel at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva. The Panel is examining more than $4 billion in subsidies that Bombardier received from the Governments of Canada and Quebec
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