Embraer has made the first metal cut of the E-jets E2, second generation of the E-Jets family of commercial jets at its Évora plant in Portugal. The part is the wing stub forward pressure bulkhead of the first prototype of the E-190-E2 jet, which is scheduled for first flight in 2016. “The production of this first part, on schedule, is an important milestone in all aviation programs, marking the transition from the project stage to beginning the manufacturing phase of the ...

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