Embraer adds range to E190/95 E2s

June 2, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Embraer today announced enhancements to its new E190-E2 and E195-E2 adding range to the 195 and improving hot-and-high and challenging airport performance for the 190. John Slattery, president and CEO of Embraer… Read More

Embraer aggressively pursues private jet market

June 2, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Embraer is aggressively growing in the private jet market, offering a range of clean-sheet designs to business jet versions of its venerable E-145 RJ and its E-Jet. In a pre-Paris Air Show… Read More

Embraer’s US footprint spans 31 states

June 2, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Embraer is best known as a Brazilian company, but its US footprint and economic contributions are surprising for those who don’t delve into these sorts of things. Gary Spulak, president, Embraer Aircraft… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Keeping airliners operational. Part 7

June 02, 2017, ©. Leeham Co: We last week got an understanding of the maintenance task types that a Maintenance Planning Document (MPD) for the Airbus A320 contains. We now use this knowledge to build an operator’s maintenance program for… Read More

Pratt & Whitney, rest of industry, await Boeing decision on NMA

June 1, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Pratt & Whitney, like the airlines, lessors, suppliers and competitors, awaits a decision by Boeing whether it will launch the New Midrange Aircraft for the Middle of the Market sector. PW’s president,… Read More

MC-21 and C919 compared

By Bjorn Fehrm Subscription required. Note: With the first flight of the Irkut MC-21 in the weekend, we move the Qantas Ultra Long Haul article Part 2 to a later date. Introduction  June 01, 2017, ©. Leeham Co: Irkut’s… Read More