Embraer is switching suppliers for some of the major airframe sections on its second-generation E-Jet family of large regional jets. Triumph Aerostructures’ Vought Aircraft division has been selected to design and build the center-fuselage section III, rear fuselage, rudder and elevators for the Gen 2 family. France’s Latecoere produces the center-fuselage section III for the current Embraer 170/190 family, while Spain’s Aernnova Aerospace produces the rear fuselage and vertical and ...


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