12/31/2007. This was the first Brasilia prototype configured as a test
bed for the 1,100 shp Garrett TPE-331-12B turboprop that had been
selected for the Embraer/FMA CBA-123 Vector. This three-engined
aircraft first flew on January 4, 1989. It was affectively known as A
Coisa (The Thing) by the flight test technicians.