Embraer Phenom 100

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Phenom 100
Phenom 100 on display at Lakeland, Florida, in April 2009
RoleVery light jet
ManufacturerEmbraer
First flight26 July 2007
StatusActive
Produced2007-2012
Number built269[1]
Unit costUS$4.4 million for an FAA compliant, 2,013 delivery
VariantsEmbraer Phenom 300
 
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Phenom 100
Phenom 100 on display at Lakeland, Florida, in April 2009
RoleVery light jet
ManufacturerEmbraer
First flight26 July 2007
StatusActive
Produced2007-2012
Number built269[1]
Unit costUS$4.4 million for an FAA compliant, 2,013 delivery
VariantsEmbraer Phenom 300

The Embraer Phenom 100 is a very light jet developed by Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer. It has been type certificated as the Embraer EMB-500,[2] with 100 units delivered in 2010. [3]

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Design

It has a capacity for 4 passengers in its normal configuration, but it can carry up to 6 passengers with a single crew, with optional side facing seat and belted toilet. It has a maximum flying range of 1,178 nmi (2,182 km) with 4 occupants and NBAA IFR Reserves. As of 1 January 2009, its price is US$ 3.6 million,[4] with the first aircraft delivered in December 2008.[5]

Powerplant

The aircraft is fitted with two rear-mounted Pratt & Whitney Canada PW617-F turbofan engines rated at a take-off thrust of 1,695 lb to ISA+10. The engines have dual full authority digital engine control (FADEC). An automatic performance reserve (APR) feature boosts engine output to 1,777 lb in the event of engine failure on take-off.[6]

Programme Milestones

Embraer Phenom 100 PP-VIP, Bacacheri Airport

Operators

The aircraft is operated by many private individuals, companies, fractionals, charter operators, aircraft management companies, and military operators.

 United States
 Pakistan
 Finland
 Ukraine
 Australia
 India

Aircraft deliveries

Embraer was originally planning to deliver 15 Phenom 100s in 2008 and 120-150 aircraft in 2009 but ended up only delivering two aircraft in 2008 and had to trim its 2009 plan to 97 aircraft.

Year20082009201020112012
Number of deliveries2[10]97[11]100[12]41[13]29[14]

Specifications

Phenom 100 Cockpit

Data from Embraer Phenom 100 brochure[15]

General characteristics

Performance

Avionics
Embraer "Prodigy" Flight Deck 100 (based on Garmin G1000)

See also

Related development
Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era

References

  1. ^ by  James Wynbrandt (2012-05-16). "Embraer’s Phenom 100 Fleets Reaches 100k Hours | Aviation International News". Ainonline.com. Retrieved 2012-11-03. 
  2. ^ FAA Type Certificate Data Sheet No. A59CE. In particular, see A59CE, Note 6.
  3. ^ http://www.gama.aero/files/GAMA_DATABOOK_2011_web.pdf
  4. ^ "Embraer Executive Jets Competitive Analysis" 22 August 2011
  5. ^ Embraer Earns Phenom 100 Certification, Flying Magazine, 136, 3, 17
  6. ^ Business & Commercial Aviation - October 2008
  7. ^ "Brazil approves Phenom 100 very light jet" By John Croft, FlightGlobal. 16 December 2008
  8. ^ "Embraer's Phenom 100 Executive Jet Receives U.S. FAA Type Certificate" 15 December 2008
  9. ^ "Embraer makes first foray into Pakistan". Flight International: 8. 31 March 2009. 
  10. ^ [1][dead link]
  11. ^ [2][dead link]
  12. ^ [3][dead link]
  13. ^ http://www.gama.aero/files/GAMA_DATABOOK_2011_web_0.pdf
  14. ^ http://www.gama.aero/files/documents/02-12-13%20GAMA%20RELEASES%202012%20YEAR-END%20REPORT%20AND%20FOCUSES%20ON%20THE%20OPPORTUNITIES%20-%2020120213Final.pdf
  15. ^ [4] Embraer Phenom 100 brochure (downloaded 09-Jan-2008)

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