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Embraer ERJ-140

The EMBRAER EMB-135 / ERJ 140 is a twin-engined regional airliner with a capacity of maximum 44 passengers produced by the Brazilian manufacturer Embraer (Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica, S.A.). It is part of the EMBRAER ERJ family.

The ERJ 140 is a shortened development of the EMBRAER ERJ 145 (-1,42m / 4ft 8in).


Specifications for the Embraer ERJ-140
Crew 2  
Propulsion 2 Turbofan Engines  
Engine Model Allison / Rolls-Royce AE3007A1  
Engine Power (each) 31,4 kN 7050 lbf
Speed 833 km/h 450 kts
      518 mph
Mmo (max. Mach) Mach 0.78  
Service Ceiling 11.278 m 37.000 ft
Range 2.315 km 1.250 NM
    1.438 mi.
Empty Weight 11.816 kg 26.050 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight 20.100 kg 44.313 lbs
max. Landing Weight 18.700 kg 41.226 lbs
Wing Span 20,04 m 65 ft 9 in
Wing Area 51,2 m² 551 ft²
Length 28,45 m 93 ft 4 in
Height 6,76 m 22 ft 2 in
First Flight 27.06.2000  
Production Status in production  
Developed from EMBRAER EMB-145/ERJ-145  
ICAO Code E135  
Data for (Version) EMBRAER ERJ-140ER  
Variants ERJ 140ER (EMB-135KE), ERJ 140LR (EMB-135KL)

Aircraft lost, damaged and hijacked:
Date Aircraft type Reg. Airline Location Fatal Cat.
28-May-14 Embraer ERJ-140 (ERJ-135KL) N299SK AmericanConnection, opb Chautauqua Airlines Traverse Cit... 0 damaged
30-May-12 Embraer ERJ-140 (ERJ-135KL) N834AE American Eagle Chicago-O'Ha... 0 damaged