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Embraer ERJ-135

The EMBRAER EMB-135 / ERJ 135 is a twin-engined regional airliner with a capacity of maximum 37 passengers produced by the Brazilian manufacturer Embraer (Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica, S.A.). It is part of the EMBRAER ERJ family.

The ERJ 135 is a shortened development of the EMBRAER ERJ 145 (-3,54m / 11ft 7in).


Specifications for the Embraer ERJ-135
Crew 2  
Passengers 37  
Propulsion 2 Turbofan Engines  
Engine Model Allison / Rolls-Royce AE3007A1  
Engine Power (each) 32,9 kN 7400 lbf
Speed 833 km/h 450 kts
      518 mph
Mmo (max. Mach) Mach 0.78  
Service Ceiling 11.278 m 37.000 ft
Range 3.232 km 1.745 NM
    2.008 mi.
Empty Weight 11.115 kg 24.504 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight 19.000 kg 41.888 lbs
max. Landing Weight 18.500 kg 40.785 lbs
Wing Span 20,04 m 65 ft 9 in
Wing Area 51,2 m² 551 ft²
Length 26,33 m 86 ft 5 in
Height 6,71 m 22 ft 0 in
First Flight 04.07.1998  
Production Status in production  
Developed from EMBRAER EMB-145/ERJ-145  
ICAO Code E135  
Data for (Version) EMBRAER ERJ-135ER  
Variants ERJ 135ER, ERJ 135LR, Legacy  

Aircraft lost, damaged and hijacked:
Date Aircraft type Reg. Airline Location Fatal Cat.
07-Dec-09 Embraer EMB-135LR (ERJ-135LR) ZS-SJW SA Airlink George Airpo... 0 crashed
20-Jun-07 Embraer EMB-135LR (ERJ-135LR) N731BE American Eagle Airlines Boston-Logan... 0 damaged
29-Sep-06 Embraer EMB-135BJ Legacy 600 N600XL ExcelAire Novo Progres... 0 damaged
15-Jul-06 Embraer EMB-135ER (ERJ-135ER) F-GOHC Régional Madrid-Baraj... 0 damaged
18-Jan-03 Embraer EMB-135LR (ERJ-135LR) N714BZ American Eagle Airlines Columbus-Por... 0 destroyed
12-Apr-01 Embraer EMB-135LR (ERJ-135LR) N735TS American Eagle Cleveland-Ho... 0 damaged