Widerøe to take delivery of an E190-E2 in the first half of 2018.
The largest regional airline in Scandinavia will receive up to 15 E2 family jets growing their fleet with a family of aircraft from 80 to 130+ seats, to right size capacity to meet market requirements.
E195-E2 VMU Test
The sparks were literally flying last month at our facility at Gavião Peixoto. We conducted the always dramatic Vmu test for the E195-E2, a test that helps determine critical takeoff speeds (V1, V2, Vr) and takeoff distances. The minimum unstick speed (VMU) is the minimum speed at which the E2 can safely take off. The
E195-E2 Passes Water Spray Tests
As part of the certification campaign for the E195-E2, Embraer concluded water spray tests. The tests were conducted in July at the company’s Gavião Peixoto facility. Certification requirements stipulate that an airplane’s engines and APU must not ingest hazardous quantities of water or slush during taxi, take-off and landing. There can be no resulting malfunction
First Horizontal Empennage for the E175-E2
The E175-E2 horizontal empennage, made of composite materials, was completed on time last week. The E175-E2 is the third member of our three new-generation E2 E-Jets. At 76 seats in standard configuration, it’s smaller than the larger E190-E2 and E195-E2. Its operating economics are fantastic – the per-trip seat cost is lower than turboprops of
Nordic Aviation Capital Adds 3 E190s
Denmark’s Nordic Aviation Capital, the world’s largest regional aircraft leasing company, is adding even more E-Jets to its portfolio. NAC signed a Letter of Intent for three E190s today at the Farnborough Airshow. These new aircraft will grow NAC’s owned fleet of 134 of 170s, E175s, E190s, and E195s to 137 E-Jets. NAC recently leased
Helvetic Acquires up to 24 E2s
Helvetic Airways AG of Zürich is going all E2! The Swiss airline will retire its 5 Fokker 100s and replace its current fleet of 7 E190s with 12 E190-E2s. The carrier holds options for an additional 12 E190-E2s. It can also convert those options to the larger E195-E2 should future market conditions require more seat