Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia
Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia

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



Embraer EMB120 Brasilia is a regional turboprop passenger aircraft. It can carry up to thirty passengers. Produced by Embraer in Brazil. First took off on 27.07.1983/XNUMX/XNUMX.

The fuselage has an inner diameter of 2,28 meters, and the seats in the row are arranged in a 2 + 1 pattern. The aircraft is equipped with two PrattWhitney PW100 turboprop engines and had the initial designation PW115, which during the launch in the series (and further variations) changed to PW118 (there are also variations of PW118B and PW118A with increased power). These motors open the range of PW100 motors (PW120, PW118, PW124, PW121, PW127), however, unlike previous models, this motor is not equipped with a propeller brake, therefore it cannot work on the ground in APU mode. The aircraft is equipped with an APU, especially the Garrett GTCP36150AA. During production from 1983 to 2001, more than 350 Embraer aircraft were produced in 120 different versions.


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 Brasilia) was designed by the Brazilian company Embraer for flights on local airlines with low passenger traffic. The design of the aircraft began in 1979, in 1985 the aircraft was certified in the USA and Brazil, and in Europe in 1985.

In 1991, an improved version of EMB120ER with powerful engines, increased takeoff weight and longer flight range made its first flight.

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: the maximum take-off weight was made more by 500 kilograms (due to the increase in the capacity of the fuel tanks), it has been produced since 1993, on the aircraft produced earlier, revision was mainly carried out.


Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia specifications:


Length: 20,0m.

Height: 6,35m.

Empty weight: 7070kg.

Wing area: 39,43sqm

Wingspan: 19,78m.

Cruising speed: 482 km / h.

Maximum speed: 552km / h

Ceiling: 9085m.

Engines: 2 × TVD Pratt & Whitney PW118.

Link: 2 × 1800l.s. (2 × 340kVt).

Crew: 2 people.

Number of seats: 30mest.

 Maximum takeoff weight 21100kg.

  Weight Fuel 5187kg.

Payload: 5360kg.

The magnification factor of the wing: 9,86.

Maximum take-off weight: 11500kg (11990kg for ER). 


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