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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