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Encyclopedia > Embraer EMB 120
EMB-120 Brasilia
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The EMBRAER EMB 120 Brasilia is a twin-turboprop commuter airliner. It first flew on July 27, 1983, and entered commercial service in October 1985. Embraer, the Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A., is a Brazilian corporation, founded in 1969. ...


Since 1994, manufacture has focused exclusively on the EMB 120ER, with extended range (1575 km) and increased capacity.


Specifications

General characteristics (EMB 120)

  • Wingspan: 19.78 m
  • Length: 20.07 m
  • Height: 2.28 m
  • Wing area: 39.4 m²
  • Powerplant: Pratt & Whitney Canada PW118A 1,800 hp (1,340 kW) × 2
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 11,900 kg
  • Passengers: 30

Perfomance

  • Cruise speed: 500 km/h
  • Range: 1,428 km

Other resources

Related development: EMB 110 - EMB 121


Comparable aircraft: de Havilland Canada DHC-8 The de Havilland Canada DHC-8, popularly the Dash 8, is a series of twin-turboprop airliners designed by de Havilland Canada in the early 1980s. ...


Designation sequence: EMB 110 - EMB 120 - EMB 121


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Embraer Emb-120 Twin-Turboprop Airliner, Brazil - Aerospace Technology (681 words)
The EMB-120 Brasilia is Embraer's 30-seat twin-turboprop airliner.
Embraer (Embresa Brasileira de Aeronautica S.A.) has its headquarters in Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
In 1991, Embraer announced the Improved Brasilia extended range version - the EMB-120ER - first delivered in 1993.
NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Embraer EMB 120 Brasilia (969 words)
The Embraer EMB 120 Brasilia is a twin-turboprop commuter airliner, produced by Embraer.
Designation sequence: EMB 110 - EMB 120 - EMB 121 - ERJ 135 - ERJ 140 - ERJ 145 - 170 - 175 - 190 - 195 EMB110 Bandeirante The Embraer EMB 110 Bandeirante (pioneer in Portuguese) is a general purpose 15-21 passenger twin-turboprop light transport aircraft suitable for military and civil duties.
Embraer ERJ 140 The ERJ 140 is a twin-turbine regional jet built by Embraer, a Brazilian aircraft manufacturer.
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