1994 Embraer was on brink of bankruptcy when then President De Mello decided to put it up for privatization. The new line of Embraer consist of four models-the smaller Erj-170 and Erj-175 ( 70 to 88 seats ) and the bigger Erj-190 and Erj-195 ( 94 to 122 seats ). Embraer means nothing to you, you are likely to have flown at least once with one of these widely talked about E-jet, the client list contains the names of most every large European Airline company. The history of Embraer began in 1968 with the 21-passenger Bandeirante. The company was officially founded one year later.
Embraer Regional Jet; How many passengers can an ERJ 170 carry? ERJ 170 has a maximum capacity of 80 passengers. The Embraer 170 is a narrow-body, twin-engine jet airliner manufactured by Embraer, a Brazilian aerospace company. The aircraft is a low wing design with engines mounted below the wings. The wings of the Embraer 170 are fitted with winglets, which reduces the drag and provides increased lift and improved efficiency. Length; 29.9m. Wingspan; 26.0m. Height; 9.67m. Engines; 2× General Electric CF34-8E turbofans. Maximum speed; 890km/h. Range; 3,334km.