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E170
Name ERJ 170-100
Manufacturer EMBRAER
Body Narrow
Type Fixed Wing
WTC Medium
APC C
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi


Also manufacturered as:

EMBRAER ERJ-170
EMBRAER 175
EMBRAER 170


EMBRAER ERJ 170-100

EMBRAER ERJ 170-100

Image source: IANS

Description

In 1999 Embraer announced the production of the Embraer E170. The aircraft had its maiden flight in February 2002 and has been in service since March 2004. LOT polish airlines were the Launch customer for the E170. In 1999 Embraer announced the production of the Embraer E170. The aircraft had its maiden flight in February 2002 and has been in service since March 2004. LOT polish airlines were the Launch customer for the E170. The E170 is a member of the E Jets Family of aircraft.

General

Aircraft name ERJ 170-100
ICAO code/WTC E170 / M
Manufacturer EMBRAER
Type Code/APC L2J / C

Technical Data

Wing span 26.00 m85.302 ft
Length 29.90 m98.097 ft
Heigth 9.85 m32.316 ft
Powerplant 2 x GE CF34-8E turbofans, 62.3 kN (13,800 lbF) thrust each.
Engine Model General Electric CF34

For further details consult EUROCONTROL Aircraft Performance Database:

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving E170

  • E170, Cleveland OH USA, 2007 (RE HF) (On 18 February 2007, while landing at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, USA, an Embraer ERJ170 overran the snow contaminated runway. The crew failed to execute a go-around at the minimum decision altitude (MDA) of the localizer approach when adequate visual reference was not available.)
  • E170, Frankfurt Germany, 2005 (RE HF) (On 1 March 2005, an Embraer ERJ 170 being operated by Alitalia Express on a scheduled passenger flight from Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt was in collision with the approach lighting during the final stages of a night approach to Runway 25R at destination and touched down before the start of the runway and damaged or destroyed 5 approach lights. It then exited the runway at the first available turnoff and taxied to the designated parking gate where damaged to the aircraft was discovered. There were no injuries to the occupants. The flight had been running about 30 minutes behind schedule and was due to return to Milan the same evening.)
  • E170/E120, San Francisco CA, USA 2007 (RI HF) (On 26 May 2007, a Republic AL Embraer 170 taking off from runway 01L at San Francisco nearly collided with an aircraft which had just landed on intersecting runway 28R and come to a stop at the intersection. Both aircraft were operating in accordance with instructions to take off and land respectively issued by the same TWR controller. After an AMASS conflict alert issued 15 seconds in advance of the subsequent conflict, the controller involved instructed the aircraft on landing roll to ‘hold’,)
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