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Celebrating ANAC certification of the Legacy 500 are (left to right) Embraer CEO Marco Túlio Pellegrini; Mauro Kern, Embraer executive v-p of technology and engineering; and ANAC officials Dino Ishikura and Marcelo Pacheco dos Guaranys. (Photo: David McIntosh)
Aug 12, 2014 - 8:00 AM
Brazilian authorities have issued certification for Embraer’s Legacy 500 and the new midsized jet should enter service in September.
Aug 12, 2014 - 12:30 AM
Textron Aviation is the new face of Cessna and Beechcraft. Adding Textron’s Bell Helicopter, the company has a significant presence LABACE 2014.
Aug 12, 2014 - 12:05 AM
The new Piaggio Avanti Evo has more range, better airfield performance and is quieter and more environmentally friendly.
Aug 11, 2014 - 6:00 PM
Gulfstream opened a large new facility at Sorocaba (60km West of Sao Paulo) the day before LABACE started, before flying in five jets to the static.
Aug 11, 2014 - 5:27 PM
Buying a business aircraft is a complicated process with numerous factors to consider.
Aug 9, 2014 - 2:45 AM
The versatile twin turboprop is well suited to the region’s limited infrastructure, according to manufacturer Viking.
Aug 9, 2014 - 2:15 AM
The new business jet offers a spacious cabin and great versatility in terms of its performance.
Aug 7, 2014 - 10:00 AM
BN-2 Islander and Defender twin turboprops could provide an affordable and entry-level ISR option, says their manufacturer.
AVX Aircraft Company JMR proposal
Aug 5, 2014 - 1:40 PM
The service plans to select two proposed designs to advance to fabrication and flight-testing.