The Embraer 170 175 family is a series of narrow-body medium-range twin-engine jet airliners produced by Brazilian aerospace conglomerate Embraer. The aircraft is capable of transporting up to 88 passengers.
History and Features
The E170 is the smallest aircraft in the E-Jet family and was the first to enter revenue service in March 2004. As of 2017, the E170 is largely out of production. The E170 typically seats around 72 passengers in a typical single class configuration, 66 in a dual class configuration, and up to 78 in a high density configuration.
The E175 is a slightly stretched version of the E170 and first entered revenue service in July 2005. The E175 typically seats around 78 passengers in a typical single class configuration, 76 in a dual class configuration, and up to 88 in a high density configuration.
After several delays in the certification process, the E170 received type certification from the aviation authorities of Brazil, Europe and the United States in February 2004.
The first E175 was delivered toin July 2005.
Aircraft of similar role, configuration and era are: Airbus A220-100, Airbus A318, Antonov An-148, Boeing 717, Boeing 737-600, Bombardier CRJ700 series, Comac ARJ21, Sukhoi Superjet 100.