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Embraer ERJ-145
2003-2005

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Regional jets revolutionized aviation worldwide and Rio Sul introduced the ERJ-145, also known as Jet Class, Embraer's absolute success, offering comfort and speed on regional routes. Equipped with two modern Rolls-Royce engines and computerized systems, ERJ-145 operates safely and efficiently. When VARIG absorbed Rio Sul and Nordeste, in 2003/2004, it added to its fleet eleven ERJ-145. Those aircraft were used in regional routes and to complement B737 on domestic routes.

Passengers: 50
Initial VARIG operation:
1997 (Rio Sul) and 2003 (VARIG)
Maximum takeoff weight:
20,600 kg
Cruising speed:
750 km/h
Engines:
2x AE3007 A1/3402
Main routes:
regional routes
Length:
29.87 m
Wingspan:
20.04 m
Height:
6.75 m
Standard range:
2,460 km

 

 

 

 

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