The Chinese government and Embraer are in talks about starting up a final assembly line for the 190 regional jet in China. The effort is to supplant the ERJ-145 production line at Harbin Embraer Aircraft Industry. That facility still has a backlog of seven of the older regional jets, with the work due to wrap up in mid-2011. It would mark the end of the -145 line, except for the business jet derivative the Legacy 600/650. “We are confident that this will turn into a positive ...

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