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.
E190-E2 Icing Tests in the USA
Our third E190-E2 prototype is now in the USA conducting flights in natural icing conditions. The data will help certify previous information that was collected through tests in ice tunnels, wind tunnels and in flight tests with simulated ice shapes. In these test flights, pilots fly into a known icing conditions. The aircraft must continue
The Making of a Legend
Time certainly flies, yet it also presents us with opportunities to celebrate. Twenty years ago this month, our 50-seat regional jet, the ERJ 145, took-off on its first revenue flight from Cleveland, operated by ExpressJet Airlines on behalf of Continental Airlines. A new chapter in their history, our history, and that of aviation, was just
Wireless Entertainment from Panasonic
Embraer has selected Panasonic and its eXW product to provide streaming in-fight entertainment and Wi-Fi on the E2s. Passengers will have wireless access to movies, music, news and the Internet via their personal devices. eXW supports Windows, Mac OS and iOS devices and many browsers including Safari, Chrome, IE, and Firefox. In addition to increased
The E195-E2 is Flying!
Embraer’s largest commercial jet took off on its maiden flight at 11:22 AM, March 29, from the runway at the São José dos Campos facility, ahead of schedule. The crew, pilots Jordão and Pirk and flight engineers Celso Braga de Mendonça and Marcos Ito evaluated the aircraft’s control and performance characteristics during the 2-hour flight.
The E2 – Making a Big Splash
The latest E2 certification test analyzed aircraft systems handling on wet runways. Four days of trials were conducted at the company’s Gavião Peixoto facility and monitored by ANAC, Brazilian aviation authority. The E2 passed through 19 mm (0.75 inch) of standing water with engines at full, reverse, idle and varying speeds. With each pass, a