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News: Embraer E195-E2 Flies

Published 30 March 2017, 15:55

The first E195-E2 during its March 29 maiden flight. Photo: Embraer

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.

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