12/20/2019 First flight of the E175-E2 with Liebherr technology on board
On December 12th, 2019, Embraer’s regional jet E175-E2 jet touched down in São José dos Campos (Brazil) after its successful first flight of 2 hours 18 minutes and was received by the very happy and proud team of the aircraft manufacturer as well as representatives of supplier companies.
The jet features key technology made by Liebherr: Liebherr-Aerospace has developed and supplies the advanced full fly-by-wire high-lift system with integrated computers, the integrated air management system with lightweight electro-pneumatic and mechanical components, as well as the nose wheel steering control module for the E-Jets E2 aircraft. Liebherr is also machining for this aircraft version the main landing gear.
Based on its extensive experience it had gained in the commercial aviation sector Liebherr was able to further optimize operating costs and the reliability of its technologies for the E-Jet E2 family of aircraft.
The E175-E2 is scheduled to enter into service in 2021.
Liebherr-Aerospace offers support solutions for its components and systems on board the E-Jet E2 and accompanies the aircraft during their entire life cycle. Liebherr’s international network of maintenance, repair and overhaul stations and spares distribution facilities ensures customer proximity and high-level performance for aircraft operators across the world.