When Embraer designed its second-generation E-Jet E2 commercial aircraft family, it had to keep in mind two main criteria crucial for pilots. It needed a high degree of cockpit commonality to ease the transition for the large pool of E-Jet E1 pilots. But at the same time, it wanted to take advantage of technology improvements since the first generation entered service to provide pilots with better tools for safe and efficient flight. After a day of flying both the E1 and E2 from Embraer ...


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