Embraer said that firm order
backlog for the commercial aviation, executive aviation, and defense and government
segments increased by $1.8 billion during the third quarter of 2007, totalling
a record $17.4 billion.
the third quarter, the Company said that it achieved scheduled aircraft production
by delivering 38 jets to the commercial aviation segment, nine Legacy 600 aircraft
to the executive aviation segment and one EMB 120 Brasilia to the defense and
government segment for the government of Angola.
reported that all the efforts made by it to fix the supply chain and production
processes were delivering expected results. It said that a third shift was nearly
implemented, and that it now expects to deliver between 165 and 170 jets in 2007.