While the investment in Super Tucano production is on hold — for the moment — in Jacksonville, Fla., Embraer North America continues to invest in the U.S. and hire more aerospace workers in Melbourne, Fla.

Melbourne, FL  – Governor Rick Scott announced that Embraer, a Brazil-based aircraft manufacturer focused on commercial, defense, and executive aviation, is expanding its operations at Melbourne International Airport. The company will be adding a new research and development facility – The Embraer Engineering and Technology Center USA – and 200 new engineering jobs with average salaries of $70,000, in the near term. At least 40 new jobs are anticipated in 2012.

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