São José dos Campos, September 29, 2009 – Regarding the article published in the Valor
Econômico newspaper, dated September 28, 2009, Embraer clarifies that it is not directly
participating in the selection process of the new F-X2 fighter for the Brazilian Air Force and,
contrary to what was stated, it has no preference among the proposals presented.
Embraer reaffirms its unconditional support of this process, always in close alignment with
Brazil’s Aeronautics Command and the Ministry of Defense.