Embraer E170

General Information

Manufacturer: Embraer

Role: Narrow-body jet airliner

First flight: February 19, 2002

Primary airlines: Azul Brazilian Airlines, Aeromexico Connect, jetBlue, Republic Airways, SkyWest Airlines

Passenger seating: 66-78

Models:  E170, E175, E190, E195 


  • Two underwing-mounted GE 34-8E-10 turbofan engines
  • One of the most spacious interiors of all single-aisle regional aircraft
  • Cruising speed 870 km/h – 541 mph – 470kts

Fun Facts

  • The company is the third largest manufacturer of airplanes in the world. 
  • Max cruise speed is M 0.82 (624 mph)
  • Fuel consumption is proportional to aircraft weight and the E170 is the leader in its segment of best cost per trip.

Type Rating

Pilots must earn their type rating in the Embraer E170 to be qualified to fly this aircraft. In most cases, the airline you fly for will get you type-rated.

Are you ready to learn to fly an Embraer E170?

Have you always wanted to become a commercial pilot and fly for the airlines? We have trained thousands of commercial airline pilots who are now flying for airlines all around the world, and we can train you! The pilot life is full of camaraderie and adventure, and the pay is good, too. If you’d like to find out if you qualify for flight school, we’d love to hear from you and help you achieve your dream of becoming a pilot!

Epic Chat Close