Indústria Aeronáutica Neiva is a subsidiary of Embraer which produces airplanes and aircraft components. Its main product is the Embraer EMB 202 Ipanema, the most employed agricultural aircraft in Brazil and the first alcohol-powered airplane. Neiva delivered more than 3,700 aircraft until early 2006.
|Industry||Aerospace / Defense|
|Headquarters||Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil|
|Maurício Botelho, President & CEO|
|Products||Airplanes and components|
Number of employees
The company was founded in Rio de Janeiro, in 1954, by José Carlos de Barros Neiva. It started as a glider manufacturer. It moved to Botucatu in 1956. The company produced many gliders and general aviation aircraft until March 11, 1980, when it was acquired by Embraer. After the acquisition, Neiva also started to produce the Ipanema and various components for Embraer aircraft, including the Embraer ERJ 145 family, the Embraer EMB 314 Super Tucano and the Embraer E-Jets. Neiva also produced the Embraer EMB 120 Brasilia from 1999 to 2002.
|Model name||First flight||Number built||Type|
|Neiva B Monitor||1945||21||Single seat sailplane glider|
|Neiva BN-1||1955||4||Single seat sailplane glider|
|Neiva Paulistinha 56||1956||256||Two seat high-wing utility aircraft|
|Neiva Regente||1961||120||Two seat high-wing utility aircraft|
|Neiva P-56 Agricola||1965||60||Agricultural aircraft|
|Neiva Campeiro||1962||20||Two seat high-wing utility aircraft|
|Neiva Universal||1966||189||Twin-engine trainer aircraft|
|Neiva Sertanejo||Twin-engine light aircraft|
|Neiva Seneca||1975||680||Twin-engine light aircraft|
|Neiva Corisco||Twin-engine light aircraft|
|Neiva Minuano||Single-engine light aircraft|
|Neiva Ipanema||1981||926||Agricultural aircraft|
|Neiva Carajá||1983||18||Twin-engine light aircraft|
|Neiva Brasilia||1999||29||Twin-turboprop light aircraft|
- ^ Wragg, David W. (1973). A Dictionary of Aviation (first ed.). Osprey. p. 200. ISBN 9780850451634.