Australia certifies Phenom 300 executive jet


Now nearly 40 countries have certified the Phenom 300

Phenom 300Embraer has received Type Certification from Australia’s
Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), for the Phenom 300 light jet to operate
in the country.

First certified in December 2009 by Brazil’s National
Civil Aviation Agency (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil – ANAC) and the US
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Phenom 300 is now accepted in almost
40 countries including Indonesia, Austria, Denmark, France, Morocco, the United
Kingdom, South Africa and the United Arab Emirates, amongst others.

“This certification
extends the acceptance of the Phenom 300 program across the globe and strengthens
our portfolio of product offerings to customers in Asia Pacific,” said Jose Eduardo
Costas, Embraer vice president for Marketing and Sales, Asia Pacific –
Executive Jets. “A truly exceptional jet, the Phenom 300 is
extremely well suited to many environments in Asia Pacific including Australia’s
vast and varied terrain. It is designed for outstanding runway performance
including hot and high conditions, takeoff from short runways, can climb directly
to 45,000 ft in only 26 minutes, and combines this power with excellent fuel
efficiency for enhanced performance and utility.”

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