A program of improvements aimed at reducing fuel burn by as much as 5.5% in some E-Jet versions is being introduced by Embraer as part of plans to bolster the regional jet product line in the run-up to the introduction of the re-engined second generation in 2018. The Brazilian manufacturer also has announced that Honeywell’s Primus 2 integrated avionics system will be used for the second generation and that other key equipment choices will follow in the next three months. The ...

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