The Phenom 100 has a capacity for 4 passengers in its standard configuration, but it can carry up to 6 passengers with a single crew, with optional side facing seat and belted toilet. The Phenom has a maximum flying range of 1,178 NM (2,182 km) with 4 occupants and NBAA IFR Reserves. The first Phenom 100 was delivered in December 2008.
April 2005: Embraer's Board of Directors approves of Embraer classification as Very Light and Light jet categories.
May 3, 2005: Embraer launches the Very Light Jet and Light Jet planes to diversify its executive jets portfolio.
October 6, 2005: BMW Group DesignworksUSA chosen to design the aircraft cabin interiors.
November 8, 2005: Embraer selects Garmin to supply the integrated avionics suite for its new Light and Very Light Jets. Embraer's chooses the name Prodigy for its flight decks.
November 9, 2005: Embraer revealed the names of its new very light and light jets - the Phenom 100 and the Phenom 300 at the annual NBAA convention together with full-scale mock-ups of the aircraft.
June 7, 2006: First metal cut for the Phenom 100 program.
June 29, 2006: First run of the Phenom 100's PW617F engine performed at Pratt & Whitney Canada facilities.
June 16, 2007: First Phenom 100 was rolled out at the Company's headquarters, in São José dos Campos, Brazil.
July 26, 2007: Maiden flight of Phenom 100.
December 12, 2008: FAA type certification.
December 24, 2008: First delivery of Phenom 100 to private customer.
April 24, 2009: EASA type certification.
August 16, 2009: Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) type certification.
|Category||Very light jet|
|Passengers||4 standard, 6 maximum|
|Powerplants||The aircraft is fitted with two rear-mounted Pratt & Whitney Canada PW617-F turbofan engines rated at a take-off thrust of 1,695 lbs. to ISA+10. The engines have dual full authority digital engine control (FADEC). An automatic performance reserve (APR) feature boosts engine output to 1,777 lbs. in the event of engine failure on take-off.|
Dimensions (Internal) Cabin
|Basic Operating Weight||3,235kgs||7,132 lbs.|
|Max Ramp Weight||4,769kgs.||10,516lbs.|
|Max Takeoff Weight||4,750kgs.||10,472lbs.|
|Max Zero Fuel Weight||3,830kgs.||8,444lbs.|
|Max Landing Weight||4,429kgs.||9,766lbs.|
|Max Operating Altitude||12,496m||41,000ft.|
|Takeoff Distance (sea level)||952m||3,125ft.|
|Landing Distance (sea level)||814m||2,673ft.|