Embraer has completed the first flight of an upgraded version of the Brazilian Air Force’s ERJ-145-based Airborne Early Warning radar aircraft. The platform, locally designated E-99M, made its first flight from Embraer’s flight test facility in Gavião Peixoto on Aug. 16, the Brazilian Air Force announced a day later. According to the air force, the modernization improves the platform’s radar performance and electronic warfare capabilities. Other changes include the ...

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