Embraer ERJ140

General Information

Manufacturer: Embraer

Role: Twin-engine regional airliner

First flight: June 27, 2000

Primary airlines:  CommuteAir, Envoy Air, ExpressJet, Piedmont Airlines

Passenger seating: 44

Models:  E140ER, E140LR  


  • Two Rolls-Royce AE3007 A turbofan engines
  • A prime avionics suite from Honeywell Primus
  • Cruising speed 870 km/h – 541 mph – 470kts

Fun Facts

  • The company is the third largest manufacturer of airplanes in the world. 
  • Envoy Air operates a majority of the ERJ 140 aircraft. 
  • Every passenger has either an aisle or window seat.

Type Rating

Pilots must earn their type rating in the Embraer E140 to be qualified to fly this aircraft. In most cases, the airline you fly for will get you type-rated.

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