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period (practitioner) was arranged at EMBRAER, the well known Brazilian
aircraft manufacturer, in 1985. A preliminary design project was done to
investigate the "then" very popular alternative configuration: the three
surface and canard design as an alternative of the conventional design.
The Beech Starship and Piaggio Avanti followed at that time a similar approach.
Argentina and Brasil worked together on this one.
evolved further after the study as a conventional aircraft, but with advanced
pusher props. It flew in 1987 as a prototype, but due to the economic crisis
in the world because of the Gulf War, it was never put into production.
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