Embraer Phenom 300
|Embraer Phenom 300|
|Role||Light business jet|
|Variants||Embraer Phenom 100|
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). The price for a standard FAA aircraft with no optional items is estimated at US $8,955,000 in 2015.
Embraer began designing the Phenom 300 after finding that potential customers of the Phenom 100 would also like a bigger aircraft, it was a new design with the aim of allowing operation to smaller airports like London City and Telluride Regional Airport.
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. 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 a twin-engined cantilever monoplane with a low-positioned, swept wing, it has a horizontal stabiliser in a T-tail configuration and a retractable tricycle landing gear. It has two rear-pylon-mounted Pratt & Whitney Canada PW535E turbofan engines on each side of the fuselage. The enclosed cabin has room for nine passengers and two crew pilot, during single-pilot operation and additonal passenger can be carried, access to the flightdeck and cabin is using an airstair on the left-hand side behind.
The Phenom 300 has single-point refueling and an externally serviced private rear lavatory, refreshment center and baggage area.
|Number of deliveries||1||26||42||48||60||73|
Data from Embraer Phenom 300 brochure (downloaded 09-Jan-2008)
- 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: 8,150 kg (17,968 lb)
- Fuel capacity: 2,428kg
- Cabin altitude: 6,000ft at 41,000ft
- Cabin height: 1.5m (4.9ft)
- Cabin length: 5.23m
- Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PW535E turbofans, 14.2 kN (3,200 lbf) thrust each
- 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)
- Wing loading: 286 kg/m2 (59 lb/sq ft)
- Fuel burn: 346kg per hour at 364kt, 456kg/h at 431kt (at FL410)
- V2min: around 112 ktas, depending on circumstances
- Embraer "Prodigy" Flight Deck 300 (based on Garmin G1000)
- Related development
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Accidents and incidents
- On September 19, 2014, NetJets Flight 322, an Embraer Phenom 300 arriving from Nashville International Airport, slid off the runway at Lone Star Executive Airport (IATA: CXO) in Conroe, Texas. The area had recently been inundated by the remains of Hurricane Odile. Neither the pilot nor co-pilot were hurt.
- Croft, John (12 May 2008), "Embraer Phenom 300: bolder big brother", Flightglobal (Reed Business Information), archived from the original on 28 March 2015, retrieved 28 March 2015
- Gerzanics, Mike (27 April 2010), "FLIGHT TEST: Embraer Phenom 300", Flightglobal (Reed Business Information), archived from the original on 4 May 2012, retrieved 28 March 2015
- "News Breaks: Embraer Delivers First Phenom 300 Light Jet". Aviation Week (McGraw-Hill): 18. January 11, 2010.
- Sarsfield, Kate (29 December 2014), "NetJets converts Phenom 300 options into firm orders", Flightglobal (Reed Business Information), retrieved 30 December 2014
- Flightglobal article on Flairjet
- Embraer Press Release
- http://www.gama.aero/files/GAMA_2014_Databook_LRes%20-%20LowRes.pdf (page 15)
- "Netjets Aviation #322 ✈ 19-Sep-2014 ✈ KBNA - KCXO". FlightAware.com. Retrieved 19 September 2014.
- "Plane slides off runway at regional airport in Conroe". KPRC-TV. Retrieved 19 September 2014.
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|Cutaway drawing of Phenom 300 from Flightglobal.com|