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E170
Name ERJ 170-100
Manufacturer EMBRAER
Body Narrow
Type Fixed Wing
Position Low wing (winglets)
Tail Regular tail (Dihedral)
WTC Medium
APC C
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Position Underwing mounted
Landing gear Tricycle retractable


Also manufacturered as:

EMBRAER ERJ-170
EMBRAER 175
EMBRAER 170


EMBRAER ERJ 170-100

EMBRAER ERJ 170-100 EMBRAER ERJ 170-100 3D

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
Height 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

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Approach Landing
V2 (IAS) 138 kts IAS 190 kts IAS 300 kts IAS 300 kts MACH 0.75 TAS 460 kts MACH 1 IAS 300 kts IAS kts Vth (IAS) 124 kts
Distance 1644 m ROC 3400 ft/min ROC 2800 ft/min ROC 2200 ft/min ROC 1600 ft/min MACH 0.78 ROD 2300 ft/min ROD 2600 ft/min MCS 210 kts Distance 1274 m
MTOW 35995 kg Ceiling FL410 ROD ft/min APC C
WTC M Range 2100 NM


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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