Embraer continues to advance within the take a look at marketing campaign of the primary KC-390 plane for the Portuguese Air Power (FAP). At the moment, the actions carried out on the Embraer unit in Gavião Peixoto, within the São Paulo State, are targeted on flight exams that meet the precise necessities of the Portuguese State, and are licensed by Brazilian authorities, together with the Nationwide Civil Aviation Company (ANAC) and the Institute for Industrial Growth and Coordination (IFI). In August of 2019, the Authorities of Portugal signed a contract with Embraer for the acquisition of 5 KC0390 Millennium plane, as a part of FAP’s course of to modernize capabilities and improve readiness for public curiosity missions. The contract additionally consists of companies and assist, in addition to a flight simulator.

This section precedes the plane’s departure to Portugal, the place NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Group) normal tools will likely be built-in and authorized by the Nationwide Aeronautical Authority (AAN) of Portugal and with the involvement of OGMA, a subsidiary of Embraer in Portugal. All actions are being monitored by FAP, with the primary deliveries scheduled to start in 2023. The KC-390 plane meets all FAP necessities able to performing numerous civilian missions, together with humanitarian assist, medical evacuation, search and rescue, and wildfire combating, including superior transport and launch capabilities for cargo and troops and in-flight refueling.


Embraer continues to advance within the take a look at marketing campaign of the primary Embraer KC-390 Millennium navy transport plane for the Portuguese Air Power. (Picture by Credit score: Embraer/Caramujo Studio 2022)

Portugal is the biggest worldwide associate of the KC-390 program, and its participation within the growth and manufacturing of the plane is acknowledged for having a constructive financial impression on the technology of jobs, new investments, elevated exports and technological advances.
The C-390 Millennium and its aerial refueling configuration, the KC-390, are the brand new technology of multi-mission navy transport plane that provide unparalleled mobility and payload capability, speedy reconfiguration, excessive availability, enhanced consolation, and flight security, in addition to optimized administration of lowered operational prices all through its lifecycle, all on a single platform.

A world aerospace firm headquartered in Brazil, Embraer has companies in Industrial and Govt aviation, Protection & Safety and Agricultural Aviation. The corporate designs, develops, manufactures and markets plane and methods, offering Providers & Assist to clients after-sales. Because it was based in 1969, Embraer has delivered greater than 8,000 plane. On common, about each 10 seconds an plane manufactured by Embraer takes off someplace on this planet, transporting over 145 million passengers a yr. Embraer is the main producer of business jets as much as 150 seats and the primary exporter of excessive value-added items in Brazil. The corporate maintains industrial items, workplaces, service and components distribution facilities, amongst different actions, throughout the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe.