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Embraer Phenom 300: Price, Range, Specs, Interior, & Cockpit. Embraer Phenom 300 is a lightweight business jet developed by Embraer Aerospce, Brazil. The business jet was introduced in May 2005 and completed its very first flight in April 2008. Embraer showed off its Phenom 300 aircraft for the very first time at Labace 2008’s Latin American Business Flight conference and exhibition, in Brazil, in August 2008. The very first test aircraft departed from the test runway Embraer, the longest in South America, at the Gavião Peixoto factory. The second test aircraft entered the Phenom 300 certification program in August 2008.
The Phenom 300 fleet has completed greater than 300 flight test hours. It accomplished 1,400 hours of flight needed and received FAA Type certification in December 2009. The test fleet consisted of four aircraft. Complete instrumentation has been completed on two test aircraft.
Embraer Phenom 300 received EASA (European Aviation Agency) type certification in May 2010. The aircraft was certified by the Indonesian, Australian and Indian civil aviation authorities in February, July and September 2011. The aircraft is currently certified to operate in 40 countries including Denmark, France, Morocco, Britain, South Africa and the UAE.
Embraer Phenom 300 Engine
The Embraer Phenom 300 is powered by two Pratt & Whitney Canada turbofan PW535E engines, each of which has a rating of 14.23 kN. The machine is equipped with dual digital engine control full authority.
The maximum speed of the aircraft is Mach 0.78 and the maximum height is 45,000 feet (13,710 m). It is also designed for short field takeoffs with a take-off length of 1,128 m (3,700 feet). With two pilots and six passengers the distance is 3,330 km. This capability will allow customers to fly nonstop from London (UK) to Reykjavik (Iceland), Azores, Cairo (Egypt), Tel Aviv (Israel) or Moscow (Russia).
Embraer Phenom 300 Specs
Embraer described the Phenom jet as a clean design. The Phenom 300 is made of aluminum alloy construction and has a low rear wing. The wingspan, including wings, is 16.2 m. The aircraft has a T-tail and a range of 5.50 m tailplane.
The aircraft also features a hot-air anti-ice system on the leading edge of the wing and engine inlet, a link landing trailing gear for smoother landings and a brake-by-wire system with carbon brakes and anti-skid capability for better braking.
Embraer Phenom 300 Cabin and Interior
The interior of the Embraer Phenom 300 cabin is designed by the BMW Group DesignworksUSA, based in Newbury Park, California. The air-conditioned cabin is 5.23 m long and accommodates six or seven passengers. The main luggage compartment, 1.9 m ³, is on the rear of the fuselage and an additional 0.28 m ³ of luggage space is available in the nose and cabin compartments.
Full Phenom Flight Simulator (FFS) has been developed through the Embraer and CAE joint venture, and is located in the CAE training center in Dallas, Texas. The simulator performed the initial ‘test flight’ in June 2008. The program also included a similar FFS deployment at the 2009 Burgess Hill training center in the UK. Fenom 300 FFS was initial certified by the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC), FAA and EASA in August 2010.
Embraer Phenom 300 Cockpit and Avionics
The cockpit of Embraer Phenom 300 is equipped with the Embraer Prodigy flight deck with avionics suite of all G1000 glass provided by Garmin. Cockpit accommodates pilots and co-pilots. The flight deck is equipped with three 305mm (12in) displays – two main flight displays and one multi-function display.
The G1000 avionics series includes the GFC 700 digital dual channel automatic flight control system and the reference system and GRS77 heading which provides digital output that refers to position, speed, vector, and aircraft acceleration data. The aircraft has two integrated digital air data computers that are compatible with RVSM (reducing minimum vertical separation), indications of integrated engines and crew warning systems (EICAS), and class-B field warning and warning systems (BAW).
The flight management system incorporates a global positioning system/ wide area augmentation system (GPS/ WAAS) that can provide position accuracy better than 3m 95% of the time. Other navigation systems include VHF navigation and instrument landing systems. The aircraft is equipped with digital weather radar and weather datalink satellite communications.
Embraer Phenom 300 Price and Orders
The price of the most current Embraer Phenom 300 is US $ 9.45 Million. Embraer has received greater than 800 strict orders for the Phenom family, around two thirds for the Phenom 100 and one third for the Phenom 300. The Phenom 300 aircraft was sent to Executive Flight Services in December 2009.
A Phenom 300 jet was purchased by ABC Taxi Aereoin in August 2006. Four Phenom 300s were purchased by Eagle Creek Aviation Services in October 2006 with option five. Executive AirShare got six Phenom 300, the very first of which was sent in July 2010.
In May 2010, the initial Phenom 300 was sent to the Cleveland-based Flight Option with order 100. The initial Phenom 300 was sent to South Africa in September 2010. The aircraft was sent to John McCormick from McCormick Property Developments.
In October 2010, NetJets and Embraer signed deals for 50 Phenom 300 plus 75 options. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2013. Amil Assistência Médica from Brazil got one version of MEDEVAC (medical evacuation) from Phenom 300 in February 2011. In May 2011, Ricon Group got one Phenom 300 executive jet.