Embraer grew out of a national drive to develop aeronautical engineering and aircraft manufacture in Brazil. The company was founded in 1969 by Ozires Silva, a former major in the Brazilian Air Force.
What type of plane is an Embraer?
Embraer E-Jet family
Embraer E-Jet family E170 / E175 / E190 / E195
Narrow-body jet airliner
February 19, 2002
What does Embraer mean in English?
Embraer is short for Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica or Brazilian Aeronautics Company.
What is the biggest Embraer?
“The largest aircraft in the E-Jet E2 family, the E195-E2 has been designed to maximize returns and efficiency on high-density routes,” Embraer states.
What does Embraer stand for?
Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A (Brazilian aircraft manufacturer)
Are Embraer jets safe?
I can state categorically, and on the basis of direct, well informed personal experience that Embraer aircraft are safe to fly on. Not only are they safe, but they are better designed and far safer than other aircraft of same category. If you are flying on a passenger jet with about 100 person capacity, the E-175 is an excellent choice.
Where are Embraer jets made?
Embraer has been manufacturing the Phenom jets in Melbourne, Florida since 2011. In addition to the Phenom jets, Embraer is now also manufacturing the Legacy Business Jets from another plant in Melbourne. They have also invested in an Engineering and Technology center in the area. They own a plant in Évora,…
What is the biggest commercial jet?
The airliner that holds the current record of highest passenger capacity is the Airbus A380. The Airbus A380 is a four-engine aircraft and is the largest commercial plane in the world. The A380 took the first flight in April 2005 and commercial service began in October 25th, 2007 with Singapore Airlines.
What is an Embraer rj145 airplane?
The RJ145 is a 50 passenger regional airliner developed by Embraer, the Brazilian aerospace company best known for the Phenom and Legacy series of aircraft commonly used for private charter. At a maximum of 98 feet long, the Embraer RJ145 is the same length as many long ranged business jets such as the Gulfstream G650 (99 feet long) and the Bombardier Global Express 6000 (96 feet long).