Long-Parked CRJ200s Are Being Rejuvenated For Entirely New Roles

By William Garvey Feb 03, 2023
How repurposed regional jets, at bargain prices, are finding new life serving business aviation customers.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Embraer Receives FAA, EASA STC For Phenom 300MED

By Molly McMillin Jan 19, 2023
The aircraft will be operated by launch customer Grandview Aviation, an on-demand charter operator.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Used Business Jet Inventory, Prices Rise In January

By Molly McMillin Jan 18, 2023
The number of used business jets for sale in January 2023, including all models and vintages, rose 26% compared to a year ago.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Embraer Backlog Grows With New Order For 15 E195-E2s

By Jens Flottau Jan 17, 2023
Embraer is beginning 2023 with a substantial new order for its Embraer E195-E2 jets. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

TrueNoord Acquires 10 E-Jets From Nordic Aviation Capital

By Victoria Moores Jan 17, 2023
Lessors are strengthening their portfolios to take advantage of the travel rebound.
Airlines & Lessors

First Take, Jan. 16, 2023

By Graham Warwick Jan 13, 2023
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Aircraft & Propulsion

North American BizAv Activity Declines In December

By Molly McMillin Jan 09, 2023
Analysts estimate activity to increase in January, Argus International says. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

India Regional Star Air Adds E175s To Fleet

By Alan Dron Jan 06, 2023
Young Indian regional carrier Star Air has signed a lease for two more Embraer E175 passenger jets with Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC). 
Airlines & Lessors

LOT Polish Airlines Ends Turboprop Operations

By Kurt Hofmann Jan 04, 2023
LOT Polish Airlines operated its final De Havilland Canada Dash 8-400 flight from Gdansk to Warsaw Chopin Airport on Jan. 1.
Airlines & Lessors

Embraer Puts New Turboprop Plan On Ice

By Guy Norris Dec 10, 2022
Embraer is expected to announce it is delaying the go-ahead of its planned next generation turboprop 70-90 seat airliner project.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Embraer Refines Energia Sustainable Aircraft Concepts

By Graham Warwick Dec 05, 2022
Embraer has focused its studies of sustainable aircraft on hybrid-electric and hydrogen fuel cell 19- and 30-seat regional airliners.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Embraer Seals First Freighter Conversion Deal

By Alan Dron Jun 24, 2022
The order is for up to 10 aircraft for an undisclosed customer with the feedstock coming from the customer’s current E-Jet fleet.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Embraer Signs Launch Customer For E-Jets Cargo Conversion Program

By Lee Ann Shay May 10, 2022
Embraer is starting an E-Jet conversion program in response to the booming e-commerce market and the movement by logistics providers to decentralization warehouses.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Daily Memo: Embraer Turboprop Discussions Close In On Engines

By Jens Flottau Feb 14, 2022
Embraer’s preparations for the possible launch are focusing almost entirely on the selection of an engine manufacturer and the question to what extent the powerplant will include new technology.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Brazilian Air Force Cuts KC-390 Program By 25 Percent

By Brian Everstine Nov 12, 2021
The Brazilian Air Force said the planned purchase of 28 KC-390s exceeded “budget reality” as military budgets have been restricted.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Embraer Sees Demand For 500 New E175s In North America

By Ben Goldstein Nov 09, 2021
Embraer CEO Francisco Gomes Neto said that the E175’s status as the only scope-compliant large regional jet “still in production today” ensures it will continue to sell heavily to airlines in the U.S. over the next 10 years.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Brazil, Japan To Stage Simulated UAM Trials

By Graham Warwick Oct 26, 2021
Embraer subsidiary Eve Air Mobility will launch a month-long simulated urban-air-mobility (UAM) trial in Brazil on Nov. 8, connecting the affluent coastal suburb of Barra de Tijuca with Rio de Janeiro’s Galeão International Airport.
Advanced Air Mobility

Daily Memo: Embraer’s Turboprop Revival Hinges On U.S. Regionals Buy-In

By Jens Flottau Sep 16, 2021
In the age of transformation to a more sustainable way of flying and with revolutionary technologies not available yet, a new generation of turboprops look like a valid interim step.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Embraer Sales, Deliveries Rebound In Second Quarter

By Molly McMillin Aug 13, 2021
Embraer expects to deliver 90-95 business jets and 45-50 commercial aircraft in 2021, up from 86 and 44, respectively in 2020 as the market recovers to pre-pandemic levels and growth continues, the company reported.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Embraer’s Eve Teams With Kenya Airways On UAM

By Graham Warwick Aug 11, 2021
Africa has emerged as a proving ground for drone delivery, headlined by Zipline’s large-scale on-demand medical delivery networks in Rwanda, Ghana and now Nigeria. Now the continent is turning its attention to urban air mobility.
Advanced Air Mobility

Embraer’s Eve Partners With Ascent To Penetrate Asian Markets

By Chen Chuanren Jun 15, 2021
The partnership will see Eve’s vehicles added to Singapore-based Ascent's flight booking application once they are available.
Advanced Air Mobility

Eve Confirms Talks With Ricci’s Zanite SPAC

By Graham Warwick Jun 11, 2021
As another electric air-taxi startup announces plans to go public, Embraer has confirmed that its Eve Urban Air Mobility spinoff is in talks with a blank-check company.
Advanced Air Mobility

Embraer, Brazil Partner On 'Superior' Future UAS

By Steve Trimble Apr 25, 2021
A memorandum of understanding signed on April 23 by the FAB and the Brazilian manufacturer  launches a study and evaluation of the “necessary capabilities for the conceptual deisgn and development of advanced” UAS.
Sensors & Electronic Warfare

SNC Flies Second U.S. A-29, Unveils Special Livery

By Steve Trimble Mar 29, 2021
The turboprop-powered light attack fighter and trainer arrived on Feb. 23 at SNC’s modification facilities in Centennial, Colorado, the company announced on March 29. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

Embraer Reports Executive, Commercial Jet Delivery Spike

By Ben Goldstein Mar 19, 2021
Embraer said it saw a solid rebound in deliveries in the 2020 fourth quarter (Q4), as both executive and commercial aircraft show signs of resurgent demand.
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