Embraer at Oshkosh
Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 aircraft at EAA AirVenture
Embraer will display two executive jets at this
year’s EAA AirVenture, the company will showcase a Phenom 100 and Phenom 300.
“At this year’s show,
Embraer is showcasing the Phenom 100 and Phenom 300. The Phenom 100 we have on
display belongs to Purdue University and has been in operation since December 2010
for use in business travel and as a way to enable the students in the
professional flight technology program to graduate with a jet flight rating as
part of their undergraduate experience,” said
Ernest Edwards, president, Embraer Executive Jets. “We would like to take this opportunity to thank Dean Gary Bertoline,
Mike Suckow, and the rest of the Department of Aviation Technology at Purdue’s College of Technology for the use of their airplane
“With the addition of the
Embraer Phenom 100 to our fleet, the vision of ‘every student flies a jet’ has
become a reality,” said Mike Suckow,
Purdue’s associate professor of aviation
technology and assistant department for air operations.
“AirVenture continues to
play an important role to us each year and certainly has contributed to the
success we have had with the Phenom 100 being the most delivered business jet
in 2010,” continues Edwards.
“Additionally, the Phenom
300 continues to have worldwide acceptance including national and regional
fractional companies such as Executive Air Share, Flight Options, and NetJets.
The Phenom 300 has also been presented Flying Magazine’s 2011 Editor’s Choice