Brazil’s Embraer signs R&D partnership with Widerøe and Rolls-Royce on sustainable aircraft

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA is seen at the company's headquarters in Sao Jose dos Campos
FILE PHOTO: The logo of Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA is seen at the company’s headquarters in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Roosevelt Cassio/File Photo

February 17, 2022

(Reuters) – Brazil planemaker Embraer said on Wednesday it signed a research partnership with Norwegian company Widerøe and Rolls-Royce aiming to create a conceptual zero-emission regional aircraft.

The study will last 12 months and will provide research and pre-competitive development of regional sustainable aircraft, the company said in a securities filing.

(Reporting by Carolina Pulice; Editing by Chris Reese)

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