Embraer E2 (E-Jet) History

Scheduled introduction of the Brazilian Embraer "E-Jet" E2 series family of narrow-body passenger airliners is during 2018 with carriers set for service in Brazil itself, the United States, India, and China through some 325 firm orders as of this writing. The E2 family follows the earlier E-Jet entry for the company and will be sold in three distinct marks featuring varying overall lengths, wing units, and internal arrangements to dictate seating numbers. The aircraft line will sport the latest in avionics (Honeywell Primus "Epic 2") and Fly-By-Wire (FBW) controlling with better efficiency through its Pratt & Whitney PW1000G gear turbofan pairing.

The E2 series was officially launched by Embraer at the 50th Paris Air Show. It is intended that the product compete directly against the Bombardier CSeries of jets in the same field globally - whose planned introduction is scheduled for sometime in mid-2016. Both feature similar external arrangements and carry two underslung engine nacelles. As it stands, the E2 family includes the E175-E2 with seating for approximately eighty-to-ninety passengers while the E190-E2 will seat up to 114 passengers and the E195-E2 will follow with seating for 144.

Embraer E2 (E-Jet) Specification

BASICS

Year:
2019
Status:
Active, In-Service
Crew:
2

MANUFACTURING

[ 4 Units ]:
Embraer - Brazil

ROLES

- Commercial Market

DIMENSIONS

Length:

105.97 ft (32.3 m)

Width/Span:

101.71 ft (31 m)

Height:

32.74 ft (9.98 m)

WEIGHTS

MTOW:

98,436 lb (44,650 kg)

(Diff: +98,436lb)

POWER

2 x Pratt & Whitney PW1700G / PW1919G turbofan engines developing between 15,000lb and 35,000lb of thrust each.

PERFORMANCE

Maximum Speed:

541 mph (870 kph; 470 kts)

Service Ceiling:

41,010 feet (12,500 m; 7.77 miles)

Maximum Range:

2,371 miles (3,815 km; 2,060 nm)

ARMAMENT

None.

VARIANTS

E2 - Base Series Name

E175-E2 - Seating for 80 to 90 passengers

E190-E2 - Seating for up to 114 passengers

E195-E2 - Seating for up to 144 passengers; PW1919G engines.

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