OGMA and EMBRAER sign partnership agreement for KC-390

OGMA and EMBRAER Defense and Security signed today a partnership agreement for the KC-390 aircraft Development Programme. The contracted work package covers the industrialization, production and product support phases of the KC-390 central fuselage panels, elevators, fairings and landing-gear doors. This contract further establishes OGMA participation in the development phase, as well as supporting to Embraer during the aircraft certification phase. The firmed agreement represents a unique opportunity for OGMA to play a relevant role in a long-term programme, partnering with one of the world's leading aircraft manufacturers, by supplying high value-added part segments. Production of the first KC-390 prototype is to begin in 2013 and the aircraft maiden flight is scheduled for 2014.

Source: OGMA
Date: Dec 14, 2011