On July 8, a second E190-E2 prototype completed its maiden flight. The aircraft flew for 2 hours and 55 minutes and has now joined the flight test campaign and certification program.
It’s official – the E195-E2 is certified!
Our biggest E-Jet, the E195-E2, received Type Certification simultaneously today from the three major regulatory authorities. Representatives from ANAC (Brazil), the FAA (USA), and EASA (Europe) delivered the documents at a ceremony in São José dos Campos. The E190-E2 also received simultaneous certification from the same three authorities last year. Embraer used two prototype aircraft
Azul Adds Even More E2s
Azul Linhas Aeréas of Brazil, our launch customer for the E195-E2, has just converted a Letter of Intent for 21 E195-E2s to a firm order. The LOI was signed at the Farnborough Air Show last July. These new E-Jets are in addition to the 30 E195-E2s Azul ordered back in 2015. When all of them
E195-E2 Flutter Test
Shiver. Shake. Vibrate. And flutter. That’s what happens to an airplane when it’s subjected to its maximum design speed. And that’s exactly what our team of E2 test pilots did with a prototype E195-E2 at our Gavião Peixoto facility in September. As a requirement for certification, the E195-E2 must fly at the edge of its operating
E190-E2 World Demo Tour Wraps Up
Nearly 5 months after kicking off at the Farnborough Air Show last July, the E190-E2 world demo tour has wrapped up in Dublin. The airplane, with its striking image of a shark painted on the front, toured 68 cities in 39 countries. All told, 2,400 guests from 120 airlines flew on local flights that, together,
Time For Fleet Rebalance
Large single-aisle aircraft have enjoyed very strong sales success, with commitments running considerably higher than their predecessors achieved at the same stage of introduction. The combined backlog for the A320 and 737 stands at a huge 10,500+ aircraft. Neither Airbus nor Boeing has many available slots through 2022. To some extent, some airlines still focused