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Providing global solutions for industry-wide problems is what Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University does best.

By partnering with Embry-Riddle, you have access to a network of faculty experts, accomplished alumni and industry connections.

Embry-Riddle’s Central & South America staff in Brazil support local and regional aviation growth with a variety of education, applied research and training options to choose from.

The university’s roots in Brazil date back to 1943 when Escola Técnica de Aviacão was established in São Paulo. Within months, the nation’s first aviation training school had basic, aircraft, engines and instrument departments and welcomed officials including former Brazil President Getulio Vargas and U.S. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.

Today, Embry-Riddle Central & South America offers professional courses, applied research solutions and support for students interested in the aviation industry.

For more information about Embry-Riddle in Central & South America, contact us at and +55-11-4410-3728

Capstone Project Helps Change Brazil Aviation Rule to Save Airlines Millions

Fabiano Gomes de Oliveira, Diogo Youssef, Luciano Figueiredo Vale de Oliveira, and João Centeno stand next to the Embry-Riddle sign on Daytona Beach’s campus.

A senior capstone project by four Embry-Riddle Aviation Management students has led Brazil’s aviation regulator to change a longstanding fuel requirement, a move that could save airlines in that country millions of dollars a year.

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Embry-Riddle Worldwide Launches Program to Boost English Proficiency of Air Traffic Controllers in Brazil

From Left to right: General Camilo, Mr. Fabio Campos, General Sergio Bastos, Dr. John Watret, General Domingues, and Mr. Israel Treptow. Representatives from DECEA and Embry-Riddle Worldwide. (Pre-pandemic photo)

Building on its long history of providing solutions for industry and the military, Embry-Riddle Worldwide will soon kick off a 100% online course designed to improve the English language skills of air traffic controllers in Brazil.

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