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Embraer ERJ-145

Embraer ERJ-145MP PH-DND Denim Air

The Embraer ERJ 145 family is a series of twin-engine regional jets produced by Embraer, a Brazilian aerospace company. Family members include the ERJ 135 (37 passengers), ERJ 140 (44 passengers), and ERJ 145 (50 passengers), as well as the Legacy business jet and the R-99 family of military aircraft.

  • Role: Twin-engine Regional airliner
  • National origin: Brazil
  • Manufacturer: Embraer
  • Production line: São José dos Campos, São Paulo State.
  • First flight: August 11, 1995
  • Introduction: December 1996
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 1995 – present
  • Number built: 890 as of January 2012
  • Variants: Embraer ERJ-135, ERJ-140, Embraer Legacy business jet

Specifications

General characteristics

  • Crew: 3 (2 pilots + flight attendant)
  • Capacity: 50
  • Length: 29.87 m (98 ft 0 in)
  • Wingspan: 20.04 m (65 ft 9 in)
  • Height: 6.76 m (22 ft 2 in)
  • Empty weight: 18,500 kg (40,785 lb)
  • Max Payload weight: 5,909 kg (13,027 lb)
  • Max take-off weight: 24,100 kg (53,131 lb)
  • Powerplant: 2x Rolls-Royce AE 3007-A1E (8700 lb thrust)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.80, 470 kts, 530 mph, 851 km/h
  • Range: 3,704 km (2,000 nmi)
  • Service ceiling:  11,278 m (37,000 ft)