Embraer Phenom 300

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Phenom 300
Embraer EMB-505 Phenom 300 - Wallner.jpeg
Embraer Phenom 300
Role Light business jet
National origin Brazil
Manufacturer Embraer
First flight 2008
Introduction 2009
Number built 177[1]
Unit cost
US$8.14million (2010)
Variants Embraer Phenom 100
The Phenom 300 interior mockup at the Oakland NBAA, 8 November 2007

The Embraer EMB-505 Phenom 300 is a light jet aircraft developed by the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer. It can carry 8 or 9 occupants with a flying range of 1,971 nmi (3,650 km). Its price was estimated at US$ 5 million in 2012.[2]

At 45,000 feet (14,000 m), the Phenom 300 is pressurized to a cabin altitude of 6,600 feet (2,000 m). The jet features single-point refueling and an externally serviced private rear lavatory, refreshment center and baggage area. It received FAA Type Certification on 14 December 2009 as the Embraer EMB-505.[3]

On 29 December 2009 Embraer delivered the first Phenom 300 to Executive Flight Services at the company's headquarters at São José dos Campos, Brazil.[4] In just four years, the Phenom 300 climbed to the top position on the list of most delivered business jets, with 60 units delivered in 2013. The Phenom 300 is the fastest seller in NetJets' inventory, counting 36. The 10 most resent totalled a price of $90 million.[5]

Operators[edit]

 Portugal
 United Kingdom
 United States
 Italy

Aircraft deliveries[edit]

Year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Number of deliveries[12] 1 26 42 48 60

Specifications[edit]

Data from Embraer Phenom 300 brochure (downloaded 09-Jan-2008)

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1 or 2 pilots
  • Capacity: 6 passengers (standard configuration) + 1 in cockpit; maximum of 9 incl. 1 in cockpit and 1 on belted toilet)
  • Length: 15.9 m (52 ft 2 in)
  • Wingspan: 16.2 m (53 ft 2 in)
  • Height: 5 m (16 ft 5 in)
  • Max takeoff weight: 7,951 kg (17,529 lb)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PW535E turbofans, 14.2 kN (3,200 lbf) thrust each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 834 km/h (518 mph; 450 kn)
  • Range: 3,650 km (2,268 mi; 1,971 nmi) with IFR reserves, 6 occupants
  • Service ceiling: 13,716 m (45,000 ft)

Avionics

See also[edit]

Related development
Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era

Accidents and incidents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.gama.aero/files/GAMA%202013%20Databook-Updated-LowRes.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.embraer.com.br/institucional/download/2_180-Prd-VAE-Ph300_ANAC_certification-I-09.pdf
  3. ^ FAA Type Certificate Data Sheet No. A60CE. In particular, see A60CE, Note 6
  4. ^ "News Breaks: Embraer Delivers First Phenom 300 Light Jet". Aviation Week (McGraw-Hill): 18. January 11, 2010. 
  5. ^ Sarsfield, Kate (29 December 2014), "NetJets converts Phenom 300 options into firm orders", Flightglobal (Reed Business Information), retrieved 30 December 2014 
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ Flightglobal article on Flairjet
  8. ^ http://www.poolaviation.com/our-fleet.html
  9. ^ Embraer Press Release
  10. ^ http://www.flyaerojet.aero
  11. ^ [2]
  12. ^ http://www.gama.aero/files/GAMA%202013%20Databook-Updated-LowRes.pdf
  13. ^ "Netjets Aviation #322 ✈ 19-Sep-2014 ✈ KBNA - KCXO". FlightAware.com. Retrieved 19 September 2014. 
  14. ^ "Plane slides off runway at regional airport in Conroe". KPRC-TV. Retrieved 19 September 2014. 

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