COMMERCIAL AVIATION Embraer’s E195-E2, its largest commercial aircraft yet, made its 2-hr. first flight ahead of schedule on March 29 from Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil. Seating up to 146 passengers, the Pratt & Whitney PW1919G-powered airliner is planned to enter service in the first quarter of 2019 with Brazilian carrier Azul. Pilot error, controller oversight shortcomings and a potentially confusing or dangerous autopilot mode are cited in the preliminary report on the fatal ...


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