BIRTH OF EM­BRAER

SP's Aviation - - CIVIL EMBRAER COMMERCIAL -

Au­gust 19: The Pres­i­dent of Brazil, Arthur da Costa e Silva, signs de­cree No. 770, cre­at­ing Em­presa Brasileira de Aeronáu­tica SA, Em­braer. In­tended for se­rial pro­duc­tion of the air­craft Bandeirante, the first board is chaired Colonel Ozires Silva. The orig­i­nal plan en­vis­ages the con­struc­tion of a hangar ca­pa­ble of pro­duc­ing two air­craft Bandeirante per month, with 500 em­ploy­ees. The first or­der was still held in 1969: the Aero­nau­tics Min­istry signs a con­tract for the pur­chase of 80 air­craft Bandeirante.

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