The manufacturer Aeronautics Brazilian Embraer presented this week its first aircraft with characteristics of "apartment", during the 11th fair of aviation Executive of America Latin "Labace", which was inaugurated at the airport of Congonhas in São Paulo.
The Lineage 1000-E, known informally as "flying home", is seventy square meters one of the largest private aircraft in the luxury market of Executive aviation and the first manufactured in the country with these characteristics.
The size of the plane corresponds to a residential apartment and has a piece, living room, bathroom and typical decoration of housing.
Choice of model and a price close to the 55 million reals (US $24.1 million), the aircraft is one of the attractions of the eleventh edition of the largest exhibition and annual Conference of business in Latin America, which was inaugurated by the Minister for Civil Aviation, Moreira Franco.
"The fair will be a thermometer to see if the panorama of executive aircraft market reverts", affected by the crisis, told journalists the President of Embraer, Marco Tulio Pellegrini.
The deceleration of the Brazilian economy in the first half hit the purchase of this type of aircraft in the country, said Pellegrini, who, despite the reduction of sales, said that the market "not lost interest" in this type of aircraft.
"Executive aircraft are productivity tools, exercise business and are related to the health of the economy," said the Executive, without giving numbers of falling sales in the sector.
Executive aviation market has an expectation of economic recovery from the exhibition of novelties in the sector at the trade fair, said Pellegrini.
The fair presents executive aircraft of "high-performance", with common equipment for large aircrafts, but which are adapted to the type jet and in which the public can enter and sit on board.
One of the proposals is the style of luxury to the interior of the aircraft, with furniture, electronic equipment and more spaces, with prices varying between four million and 22 million reals (US $1.75 million and US $9.6 million).
The Executive aircraft on the mainland market is led by 12,000 aircraft in operation in the United States and 780 in Brazil, which has just announced the creation of a unit of aeromechanics in Recife, capital of Pernambuco and who will be the first in the region of the Northeast.
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