Embraer will develop a second generation of E-Jets with new engines, wings and landing gear, foregoing the option of creating a larger aircraft that would challenge Airbus and Boeing head on. The enhanced family of Embraer 170s, 175s, 190s and 195s is slated to enter service in 2018, one to two years after the re-engined Airbus A320NEO and Boeing 737 MAX hit the market. The Brazilian aircraft builder plans to invest about $2 billion in the project. More details on the design and initial ...
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