Tuesday, October 21, 2008
|STANDARD DATA: Seats: 24-32; Gross weight: 25,353 lbs.; Empty weight: 16,655 lbs.; Engines: two 750 shp Pratt & Whitney turboprops.
PERFORMANCE: Top cruise: 300 kts.; Initial climb rate: 2,500 fpm; Service ceiling: 29,000–32,000 ft.; Range: 550–840 nm.
The Brasilia is an extremely successful regional turboprop that has continued to evolve. The first version of the EMB 120 flew with Pratt & Whitney 118A engines. The latest model, the EMB 120ER, is the basis for Embraer’s regional jets.