Re: EMB-135 Launched

Date:         06 Oct 97 02:14:22 
From:         bu940@torfree.net (Dick Fish)
Organization: Toronto Free-Net
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Dimitrios Tombros (tombros@ifi.unizh.ch) wrote:
: In article <airliners.1997.2332@ohare.chicago.com>,
: 	"Stefano P. Pagiola" <Spagiola@worldbank.org> writes:
: > I haven't seen this reported much, but last week EMBRAER officially
: > launched the 37-seat EMB-135 derivative of its 50-seat EMB-145 regional
: > jet.  From the press release:

: What kind of markets (except corporate jet) could such an aircraft
: serve? I would imagine it is too uneconomical compared to a turbo-
: prop.

THere is a rosy future for the 35 seat jet if the costs are right, EMB
can look at replacing at least half of the 120's operating in the USA.
But as it is a EMB product it will be a cheap, low quality airplane, for
cheap low quality airlines.
Richard