First non-Boeing airplane used in ecoDemonstrator program will be powered by Brazil-based biofuel
RIO DE JANEIRO, July 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Embraer S.A. [BM&F Bovespa: EMBR3, NYSE: ERJ] unveiled the next phase of the Boeing ecoDemonstrator program today. The program expands Boeing and Embraer's cooperation agreement and will test technologies to improve airplane environmental performance and accelerate their introduction into the marketplace.
An Embraer E170 will serve as the flying testbed and will feature advanced environmental technologies that will undergo operational testing in Brazil during August and September.
Environmental flight tests expand cooperation between U.S., Brazilian manufacturers
July 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Embraer S.A. (BM&F Bovespa: EMBR3, NYSE: ERJ) have announced that they intend to collaborate to test environment-focused technologies through the ecoDemonstrator Program in a joint effort to improve aviation's environmental performance. This expands ongoing cooperation between two of the world's largest airplane manufacturers.
Leading aerospace companies share commitment to research, develop biofuel in Brazil
SAO PAULO, May 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Embraer S.A. (BM&F Bovespa: EMBR3, NYSE: ERJ) today announced that they will open a joint research center to advance a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in Brazil.