Phenom 100 flight hour milestone


The Phenom 100 executive jet has just passed 100,000 flight hours

1st US built Phenom 100The Embraer Phenom 100 has
passed another programme milestone when flight hours totaled 100,000, a little
over three years since it entered service in December 2008.

“This is a significant milestone achieved in such a short time,” said Luciano
Castro, Embraer vice president, programmes – Executive Jets. “The Phenom 100
now has a healthy market share. The success of the aircraft, with 240 now in
service worldwide, results from its flexibility in being able to meet the needs
of diverse customers including private individuals, corporations, flight
schools and motor racing executives as well as fractional and charter

In the recent months, the
company has delivered the first US built Phenom 100 aircraft to Executive
AirShare in December and in November the company received certification for an
optional fifth seat in the aircraft.