Embraer ERJ145

General Information

Manufacturer: Embraer

Role: Twin-engine regional airliner

First flight: August 11, 1995

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

Passenger seating: 50

Models:  E145ER, E145EP, E145LR, E145XR 


  • Two Roll-Royce AE 3007 series turbofan engines
  • Swept wings (no winglets)
  • Equipped with the Honeywell Primus 1000 avionics suite

Fun Facts

  • The company is the third largest manufacturer of airplanes in the world.
  • One of the most spacious interiors of all single-aisle regional aircraft is the ERJ145.
  • ExpressJet is the largest operator of the ERJ 145.
  • The ERJ 145 cost of ownership is about $2,500,000 per year.

Type Rating

Pilots must earn their type rating in the Embraer ERJ145 to be qualified to fly this aircraft. In most cases, the airline you fly for will get you type-rated.

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