Embraer to open aircraft assembly plant in January
September 19, 2013
By Roger Bull

Embraer will open its facility at Jacksonville International Airport in January, the company has announced. Then it will start making A-29 Super Tucano light attack support aircraft. The company held the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the 40,000-square-foot assembly hangar in March.

So far, it’s filled 40 positions. The company announced it planned to hire a total of 50 people.

The Air Force ordered 20 A-29s from Embraer, with an option of another 20.

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