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Embraer Delivers Their 1,600th Ipanema Agricultural Aircraft

Embraer has today announced the milestone delivery of their 1,600th Ipanema, the company’s popular agricultural airplane.  On growing demand, Embraer delivered 65 Ipanema aircraft in 2023, an 18 percent year-over-year increase.

Amid Increasing Demand, Embraer Delivers Their 1,600th Ipanema - Courtesy Embraer

On Monday (January 15, 2024), Embraer announced the milestone 1,600th delivery of their Ipanema agricultural airplane.  The company’s Agricultural Aviation Division delivered 65 Ipanema’s in 2023, up 18 percent compared to 2022, and Embraer expects to maintain this growth rate in 2024 with the delivery of 70 of the popular aircraft type. The Ipanema boasts an impressive five decades of uninterrupted production, with the latest version, the EMB-203 model introduced in 2020.

In Monday’s announcement, Embraer’s Ipanema Program Manager, Sany Onofre, said,

“Agribusiness has a significant positive impact on Brazil's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and we are very pleased to see how the Ipanema has contributed to the sector's high productivity, efficiency, and sustainability.”

As Brazil’s leader in the aerial applications market, the Ipanema offers innovations and improvements that deliver low operation costs and carbon emissions.  Additionally, the Ipanema is the only agricultural airplane certified and produced in series to fly on ethanol. 

Embraer Celebrates The Landmark Delivery of Their 1,600th Ipanema Agricultural Aircraft on Monday, January 15, 2024 - Courtesy Embraer

Headquartered in Brazil, Embraer is a global aerospace company and one of the leading manufacturers of aircraft with 70-150 seats, with more than 100 customers worldwide.  The company maintains industrial units, offices and service/parts distribution centers across the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe.  Embraer also has businesses in Executive Aviation, Defense & Security, and Agricultural Aviation.  Since the company’s founding in 1969, Embraer has delivered over 8,000 aircraft.  Today, an Embraer aircraft takes off on average every ten seconds, carrying over 145 million passengers annually. 


Source: Embraer


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