Embraer delivered 169 jets to the Commercial Aviation, Executive Aviation, and Defense and Government segments, recorded the largest annual airplane delivery figure in its history. Its firm order backlog achieved a new record of US $ 18.8 billion, on December 31, 2007. During 2007, the Company sought to adapt its industrial processes to the delivery schedule established with customers. Such actions as hiring new employees, led the Company to a 30% increase in the number of deliveries over the previous year.
Embraer delivered 36 Legacy 600s during the 2007, against 27 jets in 2006.