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Embraer 170 An Impressive Sight  
User currently offlineAZjetgeek From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 235 posts, RR: 2
Posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 1 hour ago) and read 2183 times:

Monday was my off day from work, so I drove up to Phoenix Deer Valley Airport (DVT) to do some plane watching and take a few photos. Well, lo and behold, sometime around 11:30 am (Mountain Standard Time - Ariz.), I look to the West and see an Embraer 170 in manufacturer's livery, landing at this nice little airport. I snapped off a few shots, especially as it taxied back to a hangar on the far west side.

I was in awe, to say the least. There are no carriers flying 170's into Phoenix, at least none I know of, so this was a real treat for me. I like this aircraft. Although the slope of the nose somewhat resembles an anteater, it's an attractive jet.

Does anyone out there have any idea what this 170 was doing flying into DVT rather than PHX?


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User currently offlineDesertJets From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 7737 posts, RR: 16
Reply 1, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 1 hour ago) and read 2118 times:

Probably making a visit to Honeywell. Which would make sense as the big E-jets have a suite of Honeywell avionics.


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User currently offlineAZjetgeek From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 235 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week ago) and read 2004 times:

Thanks, DesertJets. I forgot about Honeywell. As soon as I can get the use of a scanner, I'll try to post one or two of my photos.


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User currently offlineIahcsr From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 3355 posts, RR: 42
Reply 3, posted (9 years 8 months 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 1794 times:
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I'll be flying IAHPHL tomorrow on a US EMB170.. Should be interesting to see how it compares to the 135/145..


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User currently offlineCubsrule From United States of America, joined May 2004, 22309 posts, RR: 20
Reply 4, posted (9 years 8 months 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 1684 times:

The 170 is nothing like the 135/145. The seats are closer to F seats than to Y seats, the windows may be twice the size of those on the 135/145, and there is much more room than on practically any other plane. I flew one for the first one Sunday and am a huge fan.


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