News: Embraer E195-E2 Flies
Published 30 March 2017, 15:55
Second E-Jets E2 variant to fly
Embraer performed the first flight of the E195-E2, the largest aircraft of the family, from the company’s São José dos Campos facility on March 29.
The E195-E2 departed at 11:22 local time on a two-hour flight that evaluated aircraft performance, flight quality, the autopilot, fly-by-wire in direct mode and landing gear retraction.
The E195-E2 will enter service in the first half of 2019. Ninety of the 270 orders for the E2 are for this variant.