Brazil’s Embraer signs R&D partnership with Widerøe and Rolls-Royce on sustainable aircraft

The logo of Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA is seen at the company’s headquarters in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Roosevelt Cassio/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterFeb 16 (Reuters) – Brazil planemaker Embraer (EMBR3.SA) said on Wednesday it signed a research partnership with Norwegian company Widerøe and Rolls-Royce (RR.L) aiming to create a conceptual zero-emission regional aircraft.The study will last 12 months and will provide research and pre-competitive development of regional sustainable aircraft, the company said in a securities filing.Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterReporting by Carolina Pulice