Embraer E-Jets
Overview
 
The Embraer E-Jets are a series of narrow-body
Narrow-body aircraft
A narrow-body aircraft is an airliner with a fuselage aircraft cabin width typically of 3 to 4 metres , and airline seat arranged 2 to 6 abreast along a single aisle...

, twin-engine, medium-range, jet airliner
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s produced by Embraer
Embraer
Embraer S.A. is a Brazilian aerospace conglomerate that produces commercial, military, and executive aircraft and provides aeronautical services....

, a Brazilian aerospace conglomerate
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 that produces commercial, military, and corporate aircraft. Announced at the Paris Air Show
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 in 1999, and entering production in 2002, the aircraft series has been a success. As of June 30, 2011, there is a backlog of 261 firm orders for the E-Jets and 658 options
Option (aircraft purchasing)
An option, when purchasing aircraft, allows an airline to purchase additional aircraft in the future at an agreed price and date.When placing orders for new aircraft, airlines commonly obtain options from the aircraft manufacturer, for example Airbus or Boeing...

. The manufacturer reported that 742 units had been delivered by June 30, 2011, and predicted that by the end of 2016, more than 1,100 units would be delivered.
The Embraer E-Jets line is composed of two main commercial families and a business jet variant.
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The Embraer E-Jets are a series of narrow-body
Narrow-body aircraft
A narrow-body aircraft is an airliner with a fuselage aircraft cabin width typically of 3 to 4 metres , and airline seat arranged 2 to 6 abreast along a single aisle...

, twin-engine, medium-range, jet airliner
Jet airliner
A jet airliner is an airliner that is powered by jet engines. This term is sometimes contracted to jetliner or jet.In contrast to today's relatively fuel-efficient, turbofan-powered air travel, first generation jet airliner travel was noisy and fuel inefficient...

s produced by Embraer
Embraer
Embraer S.A. is a Brazilian aerospace conglomerate that produces commercial, military, and executive aircraft and provides aeronautical services....

, a Brazilian aerospace conglomerate
Conglomerate (company)
A conglomerate is a combination of two or more corporations engaged in entirely different businesses that fall under one corporate structure , usually involving a parent company and several subsidiaries. Often, a conglomerate is a multi-industry company...

 that produces commercial, military, and corporate aircraft. Announced at the Paris Air Show
Paris Air Show
The Paris Air Show is the world's oldest and largest air show. Established in 1909, it is currently held every odd year at Le Bourget Airport in north Paris, France...

 in 1999, and entering production in 2002, the aircraft series has been a success. As of June 30, 2011, there is a backlog of 261 firm orders for the E-Jets and 658 options
Option (aircraft purchasing)
An option, when purchasing aircraft, allows an airline to purchase additional aircraft in the future at an agreed price and date.When placing orders for new aircraft, airlines commonly obtain options from the aircraft manufacturer, for example Airbus or Boeing...

. The manufacturer reported that 742 units had been delivered by June 30, 2011, and predicted that by the end of 2016, more than 1,100 units would be delivered.

Design and development

The Embraer E-Jets line is composed of two main commercial families and a business jet variant. The smaller E-170 and E-175 make up the base model aircraft, with the E-190 and E-195 being stretched versions, with different engines
Jet engine
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 and larger wing
Wing
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, horizontal stabilizer and landing gear
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 structures. The 170 and 175 share 95% commonality, as do the 190 and 195. The two families share near 89% commonality, with identical fuselage
Fuselage
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 cross-sections and avionics
Avionics
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, featuring the Honeywell
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 Primus Epic EFIS
Electronic Flight Instrument System
An electronic flight instrument system is a flight deck instrument display system in which the display technology used is electronic rather than electromechanical. EFIS normally consists of a primary flight display , multi-function display and engine indicating and crew alerting system display...

 suite.

Although commonly referred to with simply an "E" prefix, the jets are technically still Embraer Regional Jets ("ERJ"s), which still refers to the smaller Embraer ERJ
Embraer ERJ
Embraer ERJ usually means the Embraer ERJ 145 family but:It can also mean, by extension, the Embraer E-Jet family....

 range. Embraer dropped the ERJ prefix in its advertising early in production. The E-190/195 series of aircraft have similar capacities to the initial versions of the McDonnell Douglas DC-9
McDonnell Douglas DC-9
The McDonnell Douglas DC-9 is a twin-engine, single-aisle jet airliner. It was first manufactured in 1965 with its maiden flight later that year. The DC-9 was designed for frequent, short flights. The final DC-9 was delivered in October 1982.The DC-9 was followed in subsequent modified forms by...

 and Boeing 737
Boeing 737
The Boeing 737 is a short- to medium-range, twin-engine narrow-body jet airliner. Originally developed as a shorter, lower-cost twin-engine airliner derived from Boeing's 707 and 727, the 737 has developed into a family of nine passenger models with a capacity of 85 to 215 passengers...

, which have always been considered mainline airliners. Embraer developed a "double-bubble" design for its commercial passenger jet airplanes that provides stand-up headroom. Embraer E-Jets use four-abreast seating.

The launch customers for the aircraft were the French airline Régional Compagnie Aérienne Européenne with ten orders and five options for the E-170; and the Swiss airline Crossair
Crossair
Crossair Ltd. Co. for Regional European Air Transport was a regional airline headquartered on the grounds of EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg in Saint-Louis, Haut-Rhin, France, near Basel, Switzerland...

 with an order for 30 E-170s and 30 E-190s. The largest single order for any type of E-Jets has come from JetBlue with 100 orders for the E-190, and options for 100 more. JetBlue set the record for the longest flight of the E-190 family on November 6, 2008, when one of its aircraft made a non-stop flight from Anchorage, Alaska
Anchorage, Alaska
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 (Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
-Top destinations:-Scheduled cargo airlines:-Top destinations:-Scheduled cargo airlines:-Top destinations:-Scheduled cargo airlines:-Inter-terminal:...

) to Buffalo, New York
Buffalo, New York
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 (Buffalo Niagara International Airport
Buffalo Niagara International Airport
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), a total of 2694 nmi (4,989 km). This was an empty aircraft on a non-revenue flight, the aircraft eventually returning to JFK after a two-month-long charter service with Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin
Sarah Palin
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.

In November 2011, Embraer announced it would re-engine the E-Jet family and deliver the first example before 2018. Embraer is yet to choose a new engine.

E-170 and 175

The E-170/E-175 family is the smaller of the two E-Jet families. The E-170 and E-175 directly compete with the Bombardier CRJ-700
Bombardier CRJ700
The Bombardier CRJ700, CRJ900, and CRJ1000 are regional airliners based on the Bombardier CRJ200. Final assembly of the aircraft is at Montréal-Mirabel International Airport in Mirabel, Quebec, outside Montreal, Canada.-Development:...

 and Bombardier CRJ-900, respectively. They also loosely compete with the turboprop Bombardier Q400. It also seeks to replace the market segment occupied by earlier competing designs such as the BAe 146
BAe 146
The British Aerospace 146 is a medium-sized commercial airliner formerly manufactured in the United Kingdom by British Aerospace, later part of BAE Systems. Production ran from 1983 until 2002. Manufacture of an improved version known as the Avro RJ began in 1992...

 and Fokker 70. The 170 and 175 are powered with GE CF34-8E engines of 14,200 pounds (62.28 kN) thrust
Thrust
Thrust is a reaction force described quantitatively by Newton's second and third laws. When a system expels or accelerates mass in one direction the accelerated mass will cause a force of equal magnitude but opposite direction on that system....

 each.

The Embraer 170 was the first version produced. The prototype
Prototype
A prototype is an early sample or model built to test a concept or process or to act as a thing to be replicated or learned from.The word prototype derives from the Greek πρωτότυπον , "primitive form", neutral of πρωτότυπος , "original, primitive", from πρῶτος , "first" and τύπος ,...

 was rolled out on 29 October 2001, with first flight 119 days later on February 19. The aircraft was displayed to the public in May 2002 at the Regional Airline Association
European Regions Airline Association
Founded in 1980, European Regions Airline Association, ERA, is a non-profit trade association representing almost 200 companies involved in European air transport, including airlines, airframe and engine manufacturers, airports, suppliers and service providers from all over Europe.The Association...

 convention. After a positive response from the airline community, Embraer launched the E-175. First flight of the stretched E-175 was on June 2003. Certification
Type certificate
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 for the 170 took nearly 2 years after the public debut; delivery of the first E170 aircraft to the launch customer LOT Polish Airlines
LOT Polish Airlines
Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT S.A. , trading as LOT Polish Airlines, is the flag carrier of Poland. Based in Warsaw, LOT was established in 1929, making it one of the world's oldest airlines still in operation. Using a fleet of 55 aircraft, LOT operates a complex network to 60 destinations in Europe,...

 was in March 2004. The first E-175 was delivered to Air Canada and entered service in July 2005.

E-190 and 195

The E-190/195 family is a larger stretch of the E-170/175 family fitted with a new, larger wing, larger horizontal stabilizer and a new engine, the GE CF34-10E, rated at 18,500 lb (82.30 kN). These aircraft compete with the Bombardier CRJ-1000
Bombardier CRJ700
The Bombardier CRJ700, CRJ900, and CRJ1000 are regional airliners based on the Bombardier CRJ200. Final assembly of the aircraft is at Montréal-Mirabel International Airport in Mirabel, Quebec, outside Montreal, Canada.-Development:...

. In addition, being in the 100-seat range, it competes with smaller mainline
Mainline (flight)
A mainline flight is a flight operated by an airline's main operating unit, rather than by regional alliances, regional code-shares or regional subsidiaries...

 jets
Airliner
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 including the Boeing
Boeing
The Boeing Company is an American multinational aerospace and defense corporation, founded in 1916 by William E. Boeing in Seattle, Washington. Boeing has expanded over the years, merging with McDonnell Douglas in 1997. Boeing Corporate headquarters has been in Chicago, Illinois since 2001...

 717-200
Boeing 717
The Boeing 717 is a twin-engine, single-aisle jet airliner, developed for the 100-seat market. The airliner was designed and marketed by McDonnell Douglas as the MD-95, a third-generation derivative of the DC-9. Capable of seating of up to 117 passengers, the 717 has maximum range of...

, and 737-500/-600
Boeing 737 Classic
The Boeing 737 Classic is the name given to the -300/-400/-500 series of the Boeing 737 following the introduction of the -600/-700/-800/-900 series. They are short- to medium- range, narrow-body jet airliners produced by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. The Classic series was introduced as the 'new...

 the Airbus A318, and the upcoming Bombardier CSeries
Bombardier CSeries
The Bombardier CSeries is a family of narrow-body, twin-engine, medium-range jet airliners being developed by Canadian manufacturer Bombardier Aerospace. Models are the 110-seat CS100, and the 130-seat CS300...

.

The first flight of the E-190 was in March 12, 2004 (PP-XMA), with the first flight of the E-195 (PP-XMJ) in December 7 of the same year. The launch customer of the E-190 was New York
New York City
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-based low-cost carrier
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 JetBlue with 100 orders and 100 options. British low-cost carrier Flybe
Flybe
Flybe Group PLC is a British low-cost regional airline headquartered at the Jack Walker House at Exeter International Airport in Devon, England...

 launched the E-195 with 14 orders and 12 options.

As the 190/195 family is of mainline aircraft size, many airlines will operate them as such, fitting them with a business class section and operating them themselves, instead of having them flown by a regional airline partner. For example, Air Canada
Air Canada
Air Canada is the flag carrier and largest airline of Canada. The airline, founded in 1936, provides scheduled and charter air transport for passengers and cargo to 178 destinations worldwide. It is the world's tenth largest passenger airline by number of destinations, and the airline is a...

 operates 45 E-190 aircraft fitted with 9 business-class and 84 economy-class seats as part of its primary fleet.

Embraer Lineage 1000

On 2 May 2006, Embraer announced plans for the business jet variant of the E-190. This would have the same structure as the E-190, but with an extended range of up to 4,200 nm, and luxury seating for up to 19. It was certified by the USA Federal Aviation Administration on 7 January 2009. The first two production aircraft were delivered in December 2008.

E-195X

Embraer considered producing an aircraft which was known as the E-195X, a stretched version of the E-195. It would have seated approximately 130 passengers. The E-195X was apparently a response to American Airlines
American Airlines
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' request for a replacement for their MD-80s. Embraer abandoned plans for the 195X in May 2010, following concerns that its range would be too short.

Operators

  • Embraer 170 (or EMB 170-100) - In July 2011 180 Embraer 170 aircraft (all variants) are in airline service, with 8 orders. Major operators include: Republic Airlines
    Republic Airlines
    Republic Airline, Inc., operating as Republic Airlines is a regional airline subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings that operates service as Frontier Airlines, Midwest Airlines and US Airways Express using a fleet of Bombardier Q400, Embraer 170, Embraer 175 and Embraer 190 aircraft...

     (48), Shuttle America
    Shuttle America
    Shuttle America Corporation is a regional airline based in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. It feeds United Airlines flights at Chicago, Denver, and Washington as United Express, and feeds Delta Air Lines flights at Atlanta and New York as Delta Connection and Delta Shuttle.-History:Shuttle America...

     (28), Saudi Arabian Airlines
    Saudi Arabian Airlines
    Saudi Arabian Airlines is the flag carrier airline of Saudi Arabia, based in Jeddah. It operates domestic and international scheduled flights to over 90 destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe and North America...

     (15), EgyptAir Express
    EgyptAir Express
    EgyptAir Express is a regional airline based in Cairo, Egypt. It was established in 2006 as a regional jet subsidiary of EgyptAir and launched operations on 1 June 2007....

     (12), LOT Polish Airlines
    LOT Polish Airlines
    Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT S.A. , trading as LOT Polish Airlines, is the flag carrier of Poland. Based in Warsaw, LOT was established in 1929, making it one of the world's oldest airlines still in operation. Using a fleet of 55 aircraft, LOT operates a complex network to 60 destinations in Europe,...

     (10), and Alitalia Express
    Alitalia Express
    Alitalia Express S.p.A. was a regional airline based in Rome, Italy and a wholly owned subsidiary of Alitalia. It operated regional scheduled and charter services on behalf of Alitalia. Its main bases were Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport, Rome, and Malpensa International Airport, Milan...

     (6). About 15 airlines operate the type in smaller numbers.

  • Embraer 175 (or EMB 170-200) - In July 2011, 136 Embraer 175 aircraft are in airline service, with 53 further orders. Major operators include Air Canada
    Air Canada
    Air Canada is the flag carrier and largest airline of Canada. The airline, founded in 1936, provides scheduled and charter air transport for passengers and cargo to 178 destinations worldwide. It is the world's tenth largest passenger airline by number of destinations, and the airline is a...

     with 15 aircraft and LOT Polish Airlines
    LOT Polish Airlines
    Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT S.A. , trading as LOT Polish Airlines, is the flag carrier of Poland. Based in Warsaw, LOT was established in 1929, making it one of the world's oldest airlines still in operation. Using a fleet of 55 aircraft, LOT operates a complex network to 60 destinations in Europe,...

     with 12 aircraft. Major firm orders include 54 aircraft for Republic Airlines
    Republic Airlines
    Republic Airline, Inc., operating as Republic Airlines is a regional airline subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings that operates service as Frontier Airlines, Midwest Airlines and US Airways Express using a fleet of Bombardier Q400, Embraer 170, Embraer 175 and Embraer 190 aircraft...

    , which controls Frontier Airlines
    Frontier Airlines
    Frontier Airlines, Inc., is an American airline headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. The carrier, which is a subsidiary and operating brand of Republic Airways Holdings, operates flights to 83 destinations throughout the United States, Mexico, and Costa Rica and maintains hubs at...

     and Midwest Airlines
    Midwest Airlines
    Midwest Airlines was a U.S.-based airline and was also an operating brand of Republic Airways Holdings based in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. operating from Milwaukee's General Mitchell International Airport...

    , and 36 aircraft for Compass Airlines
    Compass Airlines (North America)
    Compass Airlines is a regional airline headquartered at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota; prior to December 16, 2009, it was headquartered in unincorporated Fairfax County, Virginia, United States, east of the Chantilly CDP...

     (formerly a subsidiary of Delta Air Lines
    Delta Air Lines
    Delta Air Lines, Inc. is a major airline based in the United States and headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. The airline operates an extensive domestic and international network serving all continents except Antarctica. Delta and its subsidiaries operate over 4,000 flights every day...

    ). Flybe
    Flybe
    Flybe Group PLC is a British low-cost regional airline headquartered at the Jack Walker House at Exeter International Airport in Devon, England...

    , the British airline, ordered 35 Embraer 175 with options for an extra 60 and "purchase rights" for 40 more at the 2010 Farnborough airshow.

  • Embraer 190 (or EMB 190-100) — In July 2011, 349 Embraer 190 aircraft (all variants) are in airline service, with 170 orders. Operators include Air Astana
    Air Astana
    Air Astana is the flag carrier and the national airline of Kazakhstan with its head office in Almaty. It is the national carrier of Kazakhstan and operates scheduled domestic and international services. Its main bases are Astana International Airport and Almaty International Airport...

     with two aircraft in operation and 6 more in order, Air Canada with 45 aircraft (with options for 60 more), JetBlue Airways
    JetBlue Airways
    JetBlue Airways Corporation is an American low-cost airline. The company is headquartered in the Forest Hills neighborhood of the New York City borough of Queens. Its main base is John F. Kennedy International Airport, also in Queens....

     with 47 aircraft (104 firm orders), Copa Airlines
    Copa Airlines
    Compañía Panameña de Aviación, S.A., operating as Copa Airlines ', is an airline based in Panama City, Panama, and serves as Panama's flag carrier...

     with 26, KLM Cityhopper
    KLM Cityhopper
    KLM Cityhopper is the regional subsidiary of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines . The airline, with its head office, the Convair Building, on the grounds of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in Schiphol-Oost, Haarlemmermeer, operates short haul services in and around Europe...

     (17), AeroMéxico Connect ordered 16 aircraft (with 15 options), Australia's Virgin Australia (18) and Nas Air
    Nas Air (Saudi Arabia)
    Nas Air , a subsidiary of the National Air Services , is a Saudi Arabian domestic low-cost airline. The company's head office is located on the first floor of the Al Salam Centre in Riyadh...

     (Saudi Arabia) (4). Other orders include 32 aircraft for US Airways
    US Airways
    US Airways, Inc. is a major airline based in the U.S. city of Tempe, Arizona. The airline is an operating unit of US Airways Group and is the sixth largest airline by traffic and eighth largest by market value in the country....

     and 20 for Austral Líneas Aéreas
    Austral Líneas Aéreas
    Austral Líneas Aéreas , more commonly known by its shortened name Austral, is a domestic airline of Argentina, the sister company of Aerolíneas Argentinas. It is the second largest domestic scheduled airline in the country, after Aerolíneas Argentinas itself...

     (Argentina).


  • Embraer 195 (or EMB 190-200) — In July 2011, 75 Embraer 195 aircraft (all variants) are in service and 30 firm orders. Major operators are Flybe
    Flybe
    Flybe Group PLC is a British low-cost regional airline headquartered at the Jack Walker House at Exeter International Airport in Devon, England...

     (14), Lufthansa CityLine
    Lufthansa CityLine
    Lufthansa CityLine GmbH is a regional airline based in Cologne, Germany. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lufthansa and member of the Lufthansa Regional network. It is the largest regional airline in Europe. Its main base is Cologne Bonn Airport, with hubs at Frankfurt Airport and Munich Airport...

     (15), Air Europa (11), Royal Jordanian
    Royal Jordanian
    Royal Jordanian Airlines is the flag carrier of Jordan with its head office in Amman, Jordan, operating scheduled international services over four continents from its main base at Queen Alia International Airport at Amman Jordan. Royal Jordanian is a member of the Arab Air Carriers Organization...

     (5), Nas Air
    Nas Air (Saudi Arabia)
    Nas Air , a subsidiary of the National Air Services , is a Saudi Arabian domestic low-cost airline. The company's head office is located on the first floor of the Al Salam Centre in Riyadh...

     (2), LOT Polish Airlines
    LOT Polish Airlines
    Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT S.A. , trading as LOT Polish Airlines, is the flag carrier of Poland. Based in Warsaw, LOT was established in 1929, making it one of the world's oldest airlines still in operation. Using a fleet of 55 aircraft, LOT operates a complex network to 60 destinations in Europe,...

     (3) . Azul Brazilian Airlines have 36 firm orders for the aircraft.

Accidents and incidents

  • On 24 August 2010, Henan Airlines Flight 8387
    Henan Airlines Flight 8387
    Henan Airlines Flight 8387 was a flight from Harbin Taiping International Airport to the new Yichun Lindu Airport, both located in Heilongjiang province, China. On the night of August 24, 2010 it crashed on approach to Yichun Lindu with 91 passengers and 5 crew members on board...

    , an Embraer E-190 that departed from Harbin
    Harbin
    Harbin ; Manchu language: , Harbin; Russian: Харби́н Kharbin ), is the capital and largest city of Heilongjiang Province in Northeast China, lying on the southern bank of the Songhua River...

    , People's Republic of China
    People's Republic of China
    China , officially the People's Republic of China , is the most populous country in the world, with over 1.3 billion citizens. Located in East Asia, the country covers approximately 9.6 million square kilometres...

    , crash landed about 1 km short of the runway at Yichun Lindu Airport
    Yichun Lindu Airport
    Yichun Lindu Airport is an airport serving the city of Yichun in Heilongjiang Province, China. It started operations in August 2009, and is capable of serving 142,000 passengers a year...

    , resulting in 42 deaths.
  • 16 September 2011: TAME
    Tame
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     flight 148 from Loja, Embraer E-190 with registration HC-CEZ, with 97 passengers and 6 crew on-board, slipped off the runway at approximately 19:15 ECT (00:15 UTC
    Coordinated Universal Time
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    ) at Mariscal Sucre International Airport
    Mariscal Sucre International Airport
    Mariscal Sucre International Airport is the international airport serving Quito, the capital city of Ecuador. It is named after Venezuelan born Antonio José de Sucre, known as the "Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho" , a hero of Ecuadorian and Latin American independence...

    .

Specifications

Variant E-170
(ERJ170-100)
E-175
(ERJ170-200)
E-190
(ERJ190-100)
E-195
(ERJ190-200)
Flight Deck Crew Two
Passenger Capacity 80 (1-class, 29"/30")
78 (1-class, 30"/31")
70 (1-class, 32")
70 (2-class, 36"/32")
88 (1-class, 30")
86 (1-class, 31")
78 (1-class, 32")
78 (2-class, standard)
114 (1-class, 29"/30")
106 (1-class, 31")
98 (1-class, 32")
94 (2-class, standard)
122 (1-class, 30"/31")
118 (1-class, 31")
108 (1-class, 32")
106 (2-class, standard)
Length 29.90 m
(98 ft 1 in)
31.68 m (103 ft 11 in) 36.24 m (118 ft 11 in) 38.65 m
(126 ft 10 in)
Wingspan 26.00 m (85 ft 4 in) 28.72 m (94 ft 3 in)
Height 9.67 m
(32 ft 4 in)
10.28 m
(34 ft 7 in)
Empty Weight 21140 kg (46,605.7 lb) 21810 kg (48,082.8 lb) 28080 kg (61,905.8 lb) 28970 kg (63,867.9 lb)
Maximum takeoff weight 35990 kg (79,344.4 lb) (STD)
37200 kg (82,012 lb) (LR)
38600 kg (85,098.4 lb) (AR)
37500 kg (82,673.3 lb) (STD)
38790 kg (85,517.3 lb) (LR)
40370 kg (89,000.6 lb) (AR)
47790 kg (105,358.9 lb) (STD)
50300 kg (110,892.5 lb) (LR)
51800 kg (114,199.5 lb) (AR)
48790 kg (107,563.5 lb) (STD)
50790 kg (111,972.8 lb) (LR)
52290 kg (115,279.7 lb) (AR)
Max payload weight 9100 kg (20,062.1 lb) (STD&LR)
9840 kg (21,693.5 lb) (AR)
10080 kg (22,222.6 lb) (STD&LR)
10360 kg (22,839.9 lb) (AR)
13080 kg (28,836.5 lb) 13650 kg (30,093.1 lb)
Takeoff Run at MTOW 1,644 m (5,394 ft) 2,244 m (7,362 ft) 2,056 m (6,745 ft) 2,179 m (7,149 ft)
Powerplants GE CF34-8E turbofans
62.3 kN (13,800 lbf
Pound-force
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) thrust each
63.2 kN (14,207.9 lbf) APR thrust each
GE CF34-10E turbofans
82.3 kN (18,500 lbf
Pound-force
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) thrust each
89 kN (20,008 lbf) APR thrust each
Maximum speed 890 km/h (481 kn, Mach
Mach number
Mach number is the speed of an object moving through air, or any other fluid substance, divided by the speed of sound as it is in that substance for its particular physical conditions, including those of temperature and pressure...

 0.82)
Range STD: 3,334 km (1,800 nmi)
LR: 3,889 km (2,100 nmi)
AR: 3,892 km (2,102 nmi)
STD: 3,334 km (1,800 nmi)
LR: 3,889 km (2,100 nmi)
AR: 3,706 km (2,001 nmi)
STD: 3,334 km (1,800 nmi)
LR: 4,260 km (2,300 nmi)
AR: 4,448 km (2,402 nmi)
STD: 2,593 km (1,400 nmi)
LR: 3,334 km (1,800 nmi)
AR: 4,077 km (2,201 nmi)
Maximum fuel load 9335 kg (20,580.2 lb) 12971 kg (28,596.2 lb)
Service ceiling 41,000 ft (12,500 m)
Rate of climb Max 3,500 FPM
Thrust-to-weight 0.42:1 0.39:1 0.41:1 0.39:1
Fuselage and cabin cross-section
Outer width 3.01 m (9 ft 11 in)
Inside width 2.74 m (9 ft 0 in)
Outer height 3.35 m (11 ft 0 in)
Inside height 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)


Sources: Embraer E-jet

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