California Pacific Airlines Embraer E145 taxiing at McClellan-Palomar (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Joey Gerardi)

Embraer Develops HEPA Filtration Kits for Installation on ERJ-145 Aircraft

As the pandemic continues to threaten holiday air travel, airlines and aircraft manufactures are becoming more and more desperate to make passengers feel safe while flying. In particular, one method that has been an effective way of settling the nerves of customers and keeping cabin air clean is the use of High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filtration systems. According to Dr. Bjoern Becker of Lufthansa Group, these HEPA filters are installed on commercial aircraft and mirror the type of filtration system…

Withdrawn and Repurposed: Where to Find Remaining Commercial ERJ-135 Operators

Although the 50-seat jet market is often criticized for small aircraft, uncomfortable rides and some obnoxiously long routes, these aircraft variants have sold quite well. One of the best selling 50-seat aircraft, the Embraer ERJ-145, has seen over 1,000 units built. However, the smallest version of this aircraft, the Embraer…