Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia
Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia

Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia. A photo. Video. Driving compartment. Characteristics. Reviews.



Embraer EMB120 Brasilia - turboprop regional airliner. It can carry up to thirty passengers. Produced by Embraer in Brazil. For the first time soared 27.07.1983.

The fuselage has an internal diameter of 2,28 meters, and the seats in the row are arranged in the 2 + 1 scheme. The aircraft is equipped with two PW100 turboprop engines from PrattWhitney and had the initial designation PW115, which changed to PW118 during the launch (and there are also variations of PW118B and PW118A with increased power). These engines open a line of engines such as PW100 (PW120, PW118, PW124, PW121, PW127), but unlike previous models, this engine is not equipped with a propeller brake, so it can not work on ground in the APU mode. The aircraft is equipped with APU, in particular Garrett GTCP36150AA. During the manufacture with 1983 for 2001 years, more than 350 Embraer 120 aircraft of different variants were produced.


Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia salon

Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia salon


Planes of this type in Russia is actively used for passenger transportation by Russian aviation companies in the region, Air and Atlant-Soyuz. Now in Russia we used only aviation company RusLine on regional routes.

Passenger short-haul aircraft Embraer EMB120 Brasilia (Embraer120 Brazil) Brazilian firm Embraer designed for flights on local air routes with a small number of passengers. Design of the aircraft started in the year 1979, in 1985, the aircraft certified in the United States and Brazil, and in Europe in 1985 year.

In 1991, the aircraft made its first flight EMB120ER improved version with powerful engines, increased takeoff weight and greater range.

Airlines operating the aircraft Embraer EMB120 Brasilia:

African Express; Air Minas Linhas; Air Moldova; Aereas; Airnorth; Air Turks & Caicos; Great Lakes Airlines; Avioquintana; IBA; International Business Air; Ibertrans Aerea; META - Mesquita Transportes Aereos; Key Lime Air; National Airways; Mocambique Expresso; Network Aviation Australia; Naturelink Charters; Orionair; OceanAir; Regional Pacific Airlines; Penta Airlines; Saereo; RICO Linhas Aereas; Skippers Aviation; Servicios Aereos Profesionales; SkyWest Airlines; Skybridge AirOps; Swiftair; RusLine;


Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia scheme salon

Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia scheme salon




EMB120: thirty local passenger plane

VC97: VIP aircraft for the Brazilian Air Force

EMB120ER: made more on 500 kilos maximum takeoff weight (by increasing the capacity of fuel tanks), produced from year 1993, in airplanes, mostly performed previously issued revision.


Features Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia:


Length: 20,0m.

Height: 6,35m.

Empty weight: 7070kg.

Wing area: 39,43kv.m.

Wingspan: 19,78m.

Cruising speed: 482 km. / H.

Maximum speed: 552km / h

Ceiling: 9085m.

Engines: 2 × turboprop Pratt & Whitney PW118.

Link: 2 × 1800l.s. (2 × 340kVt).

Crew: 2cheloveka.

Number of seats: 30mest.

Maximum takeoff weight 21100kg.

Weight Fuel 5187kg.

Payload: 5360kg.

The magnification factor of the wing: 9,86.

Maximum takeoff weight: 11500kg (11990kg for ER).


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