COMMERCIAL AVIATION Embraer’s E195-E2, its largest commercial aircraft yet, made its 2-hr. first flight ahead of schedule on March 29 from Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil. Seating up to 146 passengers, the Pratt & Whitney PW1919G-powered airliner is planned to enter service in the first quarter of 2019 with Brazilian carrier Azul. Pilot error, controller oversight shortcomings and a potentially confusing or dangerous autopilot mode are cited in the preliminary report on the fatal ...

SUBSCRIBE TO ACCESS THIS ARTICLE

"First Take (April 3, 2017)" is part of Aviation Week & Space Technology’s subscription package. Click “subscribe now” below to view your options.  

 

Current Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine subscribers: simply use your subscriber email to log in to your account (or contact us for assistance in updating your account).
 
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.

Already registered? here.