Embraer Highlights Phenoms, Super Tucano at EAA Air Venture

Embraer will participate in the 60th annual Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis. July 23-29, displaying the entry-level Phenom 100 and light Phenom 300, making a return appearance. Embraer’s A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft will make its Oshkosh debut.

Embraer will hold its annual press breakfast briefing on Wednesday, July 25 at 7:45 a.m. at Booth 347 on the southwest corner of the Phillips 66 Plaza. Embraer Executive Jets President Ernest Edwards and President of Embraer North America Gary Spulak will be in attendance and available for interviews.

“The annual EAA AirVenture event is a great venue for connecting with our customers and has contributed extensively to our success with the Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 executive jets which meet the needs of a wide range of operations including corporate flight departments, single-pilot operators, fractional companies, universities and flight schools alike,” said Bob Knebel, Vice President Sales, North America, Embraer Executive Jets. “We are thrilled this year to have our aircraft exhibited side by side with another highly successful Embraer product, the Super Tucano.”

“The Super Tucano is a versatile, combat proven platform, recognized as the best counter-insurgency aircraft in operation today,” said Mr. Spulak. “Its presence at Oshkosh represents a great opportunity for visitors to take a closer look at the aircraft and its capabilities as a close air support aircraft.”

Source: Embraer - Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica S.A. (NYSE: ERJ)
Date: Jul 19, 2012