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Embraer Inaugurates Sorocaba Services Center Expansion

Our Bureau - : Jun 23, 2022 - : 11:06 am

Embraer has inaugurated new hangars at the Sorocaba Service Center, in the São Paulo countryside, doubling its useful area from 20,000 m² to 40,000 m².

The unit, which completed eight years of operation in March, now has four hangars, three of which are dedicated to maintenance, repair, and component overhaul (MRO) services and one to support fixed-base operator (FBO) operations.

“There is consistent growth in the executive aviation segment in Brazil and we see great opportunities for the service sector in the coming years, aligned with our growth plans for both the Services & Support business unit and Embraer itself,” said Johann Bordais, President, and CEO of Embraer Services & Support.

Embraer Sorocaba has a complete portfolio of services for maintenance, interior refurbishments, hangarage, airport services, stopover assistance and aircraft preservation, in addition to approved workshops for various aeronautical components. Sorocaba Service Center also has the capacity to perform aircraft modifications, such as the conversion of Legacy 450 jets into Praetor 500 jets.

“The new capacity in the Sorocaba facilities enables us to meet both current and future demand, not only for the executive jet segment but also for commercial and defense aviation customers,” said Frank Stevens, Vice President, Global MRO Centers, Embraer Services & Support.

Sorocaba Service Center has received nine certifications from national and international agencies, such as Brazil’s National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC), the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), serving the complete portfolio of jets produced by Embraer in the business, commercial, defense, and security aviation segments.


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