Local heroes: all-time top 10 regional jets

As the Regional Airline Association gathers in Cleveland for its 2015 annual convention to “celebrate the regional airline industry’s glorious past” and “help chart its future”, we thought it a good time to chart the hardware that’s getting it there. So, ranked by units delivered, here are Flightglobal’s Top 10 regional jets. Source: Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database

1. Bombardier CRJ100/200

1,021 delivered from 1992; 842 in service

2. Embraer ERJ-135/140/145

890 delivered from 1996; 841 in service

3. Yakovlev Yak-40

866 delivered from 1966; 97 in service

4. Bombardier CRJ700/900/1000

718 delivered from 2001; 710 in service

5. Embraer 190/195

655 delivered from 2005; 649 in service

6. Embraer 170/175

464 delivered from 2004; 463 in service

7. BAe 146/Avro RJ

354 delivered from 1996; 211 in service

8. Fokker 70/100

319 delivered from 1988; 235 in service

9. Fokker F28

224 delivered from 1969; 14 in service

10. Dornier 328

92 delivered from 1999; 55 in service