With EmbraerX collaboration, Elroy Air explores cargo drone operational models

Embraer’s innovation-focused subsidiary EmbraerX and cargo drone developer Elroy Air announced a collaboration agreement Wednesday. The partnership gives EmbraerX access to the commercial air cargo market and gives Elroy Air access to Embraer’s expertise in technical development of aviation equipment. The deal came about over the past year as an opportunity for Embraer to enter […]

Empire Aerospace adds ERJ 145s to MRO service

Empire Aerospace – a subsidiary of U.S.-based cargo operator Empire Airlines – said it has expanded its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) service to now include the Embraer ERJ 145 regional jet aircraft. Until now, Empire had focused most of its MRO work over the last 10 years on turboprop aircraft, including ATRs, Dash 8s, […]

Manufacturers report aircraft orders at Farnborough Airshow

Aircraft manufacturers reported a strong sales showing at the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow in Hampshire, England. Airbus won US$75.3 billion (55.6 billion euros) worth of business for a total of 496 aircraft, making it the largest Farnborough show for Airbus – both in terms of dollar value and in the number of aircraft. The deals […]
  • July 21, 2014

Boeing, Embraer to open biofuel research center

Boeing and aerospace conglomerate Embraer S.A. announced Monday that they will open a joint research center to advance a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in Brazil. The two companies will perform joint biofuel research, as well as fund and coordinate research with Brazilian universities and other institutions. The research will focus on technologies that address gaps […]