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Embraer ERJ-170

The EMBRAER 170 / ERJ 170-100 is a twin-engined regional airliner with a capacity of maximum 80 passengers produced by the Brazilian manufacturer Embraer (Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica, S.A.). It is part of the EMBRAER E-Jet family.


Specifications for the Embraer ERJ-170
Crew 2  
Passengers 80  
Propulsion 2 Turbofan Engines  
Engine Model General Electric CF34-8E  
Engine Power (each) 62,3 kN 14000 lbf
Speed 870 km/h 470 kts
      541 mph
Mmo (max. Mach) Mach 0.82  
Service Ceiling 12.497 m 41.000 ft
Range 3.889 km 2.100 NM
    2.417 mi.
Empty Weight 20.150 kg 44.423 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight 34.450 kg 75.949 lbs
max. Landing Weight 32.800 kg 72.312 lbs
Wing Span 26,00 m 85 ft 4 in
Wing Area 72,7 m² 783 ft²
Length 29,90 m 98 ft 1 in
Height 9,67 m 31 ft 9 in
First Flight 19.02.2002  
Production Status in production  
ICAO Code E170  
IATA Code E70 EMJ  
Data for (Version) EMBRAER EMB-170 (ERJ 170-100)  
Variants ERJ 170-100STD, ERJ 170-100LR  

Aircraft lost, damaged and hijacked:
Date Aircraft type Reg. Airline Location Fatal Cat.
22-Oct-14 Embraer ERJ-175 N622CZ Delta Connection, opb Compass Airlines Minneapolis-... 0 damaged
17-Feb-08 Embraer ERJ-170 N828MD US Airways Express, opb Republic Airlines Washington-R... 0 damaged
18-Feb-07 Embraer ERJ-170 N862RW Shuttle America / Delta Connection Cleveland-Ho... 0 damaged
08-Sep-06 Embraer ERJ-170 N864RW Shuttle America New York-La ... 0 damaged