Embraer EMB-110 Bandeirante

  • CountryBrazil
  • Type15-18 seat turboprop regional airliner
  • PowerplantsTwo 560kW (750shp) Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34 turboprops driving three blade constant speed, reversable Hartzell propellers.
  • PerformanceEMB-110P - Max speed 460km/h (248kt), max cruising speed 417km/h (225kt), economical cruising speed 326km/h (176kt). Initial rate of climb 1788ft/min. Service ceiling 22,500ft. Range at long range cruising speed with reserves 2000km (1080nm). EMB110P2A/41 - Max cruising speed 413km/h (222kt), economical cruising speed 341km/h (184kt). Range with max fuel 1964km (1060nm).
  • WeightsEMB110P - Empty equipped 3515kg (7751lb), max takeoff 5700kg (12,500lb). EMB110P2A/41 - Operating empty 3590kg (7915lb), max takeoff 5900kg (13,010lb).
  • DimentionsWing span 15.33m (50ft 3in), length 15.10m (50ft 4in), height 4.92m (16ft 2in). Wing area 29.1m2 (313sq ft).
  • CapacityFlightcrew of two. Typical passenger seating for 18 at three abreast, max seating for 21 at 74cm (29in) pitch.
  • Production500 Bandeirantes built, the last of which were delivered to the Brazilian military in 1990. Over 200 remain in airline service.

The Embraer EMB-110 Bandeirante, or `bandit', remains Embraer's best business airplane program.

Outline of the EMB-110 was attempted in light of a Brazilian Ministry of Aeronautics particular for a broadly useful light transport suitable for military and regular citizen obligations. The new outline was produced with the aid of well known French creator Max Holste, and the first of three YC-95 models flew surprisingly on October 26 1968.

Embraer (or Empresa Brasilera de Aeronautica SA) was secured the accompanying year, and improvement and creation of the C95 turned into one of the organization's first obligations. The main creation standard EMB-110 Bandeirante (Portuguese for Pioneer) flew on August 9 1972, and the initially entered aerial shuttle benefit in April 1973.

Bandeirante models incorporate the 12 seat transport EMB-110, the elevated photography EMB-110b and sea watch EMB-111 for the Brazilian flying corps; the introductory carrier form, the 15 seat EMB-110c; the seven seat Emb110e official transport; 18 seat expanded EMB-110p; convertible traveler/cargo Emb110p1 with bigger back entryway; the EMB-110pa which supplanted the 110p as the standard traveler airplane from 1983 and acquainted dihedral with the tailplane among other minor enhancements; the EMB-110p1k and EMB-110k SAR military equivalents to the P1a; the EMB-110p2 suburbanite with seating for up to 21; the EMB-110p2a which supplanted the P2 and presented the same changes as the P1a; and the EMB-110p1a/41 and Embp2a/41 variants of the P1a and P2a recertificated to US FAA Sfar41 guidelines with higher weights.

Creation of the Bandeirante stopped in May 1990, the last flying machine being conveyed to the Brazilian Air Force. Today the Bandeirante's temperances of dependability and great working mass trading implies that it stays well known with its administrators.

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