Embraer Phenom 100
|Role||Very light jet|
|First flight||26 July 2007|
US$4.4 million for an FAA compliant, 2013 delivery
|Variants||Embraer Phenom 300|
It has a capacity for 4 passengers in its normal configuration, but it can carry up to 6 passengers with a single crew, with optional side facing seat and belted toilet. It has a maximum flying range of 1,178 nmi (2,182 km) with 4 occupants and NBAA IFR Reserves. As of 1 January 2009, its price is US$ 3.6 million, with the first aircraft delivered in December 2008.
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.
- April 2005: Embraer's Board of Directors approves of Embraer introduction into the Very Light and Light jet categories.
- May 3, 2005: Embraer launches the Very Light Jet and Light Jet aircraft to complement its executive jets portfolio.
- October 6, 2005: BMW Group DesignworksUSA selected to design the aircraft cabin interiors.
- November 8, 2005: Embraer selects Garmin to supply the integrated avionics suite for its new Light and Very Light Jets. Embraer's chooses the name Prodigy for its flight decks.
- November 9, 2005: Embraer revealed the names of its new very light and light jets – the Phenom 100 and the Phenom 300 at the annual NBAA convention together with full-scale mock-ups of the aircraft.
- June 7, 2006: First metal cut for the Phenom 100 program.
- June 29, 2006: First run of the Phenom 100's PW617F engine performed at Pratt & Whitney Canada facilities.
- June 16, 2007: First Phenom 100 was rolled out at the Company's headquarters, in São José dos Campos, Brazil.
- July 26, 2007: First flight of Phenom 100.
- December 9, 2008: Brazil's National Civil Aviation Authority (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil – ANAC) type certification.
- December 12, 2008: FAA type certification.
- December 24, 2008: First delivery of Phenom 100 to private customer.
- April 24, 2009: EASA type certification.
- August 16, 2009: Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) type certification.
The aircraft is operated by many private individuals, companies, fractionals, charter operators, aircraft management companies, and military operators.
- 1 aircraft privately owned by the Elad family
- Aurora Jet Partners (a fractional ownership company) have at least 1 Phenom 100
- Finnish Aviation Academy - 2 aircraft in operation for Multi-engine/Instrument rating (ME/IR) training with student pilots.
- Kerala - based Joyalukkas and Kalyan Jewellers each own a Phenom 100.
- Mumbai - based Invision Air Services operates 2 aircraft.
- Chennai - Guindy based IT entrepreneur own a Phenom 100.
- Aerojet - 2 aircraft
- Purdue University - 1 aircraft operated for turbine transition training and VIP transport.
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.
|Number of deliveries||2||97||100||41||29|
Data from Embraer Phenom 100 brochure
- Crew: 1 or 2 pilots
- Capacity: 4 passengers standard (6 maximum)
- Payload: 595 kg (1,312 lb)
- Length: 12.80 m (42 ft 1 in)
- Wingspan: 12.30 m (40 ft 4 in)
- Height: 4.4 m (14 ft 3 in)
- Empty weight: 3,235 kg (7,132 lb)
- Useful load: 1,535 kg (3,384 lb)
- Max. takeoff weight: 4,750 kg (10,472 lb)
- Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PW617F-E turbofans, 7.2 kN (1,695 lbf) each
- Maximum speed: 722 km/h,449 mp/h (390 ktas)
- Range: 2,182 km (NBAA IFR reserves, 4 occupants) (1,178 NM)
- Service ceiling: 12,500 m (41,000 ft)
Embraer "Prodigy" Flight Deck 100 (based on Garmin G1000)
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- by James Wynbrandt (2012-05-16). "Embraer’s Phenom 100 Fleets Reaches 100k Hours | Aviation International News". Ainonline.com. Retrieved 2012-11-03.
- FAA Type Certificate Data Sheet No. A59CE. In particular, see A59CE, Note 6.
- "Embraer Executive Jets Competitive Analysis" 22 August 2011
- Embraer Earns Phenom 100 Certification, Flying Magazine, 136, 3, 17
- Business & Commercial Aviation - October 2008
- "Brazil approves Phenom 100 very light jet" By John Croft, FlightGlobal. 16 December 2008
- "Embraer's Phenom 100 Executive Jet Receives U.S. FAA Type Certificate" 15 December 2008
- "Aurora Jet Partners Fleet List". Retrieved 28 May 2013.
- "Embraer makes first foray into Pakistan". Flight International: 8. 31 March 2009.
- Fleet helibravo.com
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-  Embraer Phenom 100 brochure (downloaded 09-Jan-2008)
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Embraer Phenom 100.|
- Embraer executive jets website.
- First flight press release.
- Press Release - Embraer's Phenom 100 Executive Jet receives U.S FAA type certificate
- Friday, 5 December 2007 - JetBird gears up to launch low-cost executive air taxi programme
- Thursday, 8 May 2008 - Embraer's Phenom 100 completes cold soak tests
- Thursday, 1 January 2009 - Embraer Phenom 100 earns its license to fly
- Tuesday, 13 January 2009 - Embraer sets full-year delivery record
- Friday, 6 February 2009 - Phenom 100 flight test: building on a Legacy
- Wednesday, 30 July 2007 - SaxonAir orders Phenom 100 to keep more business in-house
- Embraer Phenom 100 Review by a Cessna Citation Mustang Owner