Elroy Air and EmbraerX partner to advance commercial cargo drones

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 […]

Military aircraft woes for Airbus, Boeing, and Embraer

While there has been considerable positive news recently from Airbus and Boeing regarding their passenger-to-freighter conversion programs, the opposite has been the case regarding their production of military transport and tanker aircraft. Brazil-based Embraer is having similar trouble, and all three manufacturers have taken financial hits as a result. Airbus reported strong second-quarter earnings, on […]

Farnborough orders top $100 billion

Lessors and carriers from around the world placed over 900 commercial aircraft orders and commitments at last week’s Farnborough Air Show, with a value (at list prices) of well over US$100 billion . This is well up from the 2012 edition of the Farnborough Show, and comes despite fears by some in the industry that backlogs […]
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