As Embraer defines its plan for the second-generation E-Jet regional aircraft, it plans to ensure pilots will need to have only one type rating to operate either aircraft model. Over the course of the next year, Embraer will have discussions with airlines to assess their requirements for a new product and to define the performance parameters by late next year for the new family of aircraft, says Paulo Cesar de Souza e Silva, Embraer president of Commercial Aviation. A range of issues ...


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