Embraer Phenom 300

September 6, 2012 - 3:10pm
Phenom 300 production

Embraer started Phenom 300 production at its Melbourne, Fla. facility this week, the Brazilian manufacturer announced today. Phenom 100s have been assembled at the Florida plant since early last year, with 14 of the U.S.-built light jets delivered to U.S., Canadian and Mexican customers to date.

September 5, 2012 - 1:40pm

Cleveland, Ohio-based Constant Aviation has opened a new facility in Las Vegas. “This is a huge accomplishment for our company and employees but most of all for our customers. Expanding to a third location has been a long-term goal for quite some time. It made sense that the growth was on the West Coast,” Stephen Maiden, the MRO provider’s president, told AIN.

September 4, 2012 - 3:20pm

The Embraer Phenom 100 light jet recently received type certificate validation by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer announced today. “Embraer has been strengthening its market position in China’s executive aviation market over the past few years,” said Embraer China president Guan Dongyuan. “The CAAC’s certificate for the Phenom 100 is great news for Embraer and prospective customers. With the approval, the company can deliver copies of the eight-seat jets to Chinese customers.

September 2, 2012 - 3:35am

For the past two years, the business aviation industry has pondered when the oft-mentioned bottom of the trough in aircraft deliveries might actually be reached. In a recent JetNet iQ survey, half of the respondents believe deliveries have already hit bottom, while more than 25 percent see the industry as showing some upward momentum at last.

August 23, 2012 - 1:30pm

Embraer Executive Jets has released two new iPad apps–eTechPubs and Customer Support and Services Guide–that make it easier for customers to access technical and customer support information.

August 23, 2012 - 1:25pm

Executive AirShare introduced two new programs today – Launch and Launch Premium–for business jet users “seeking cost-effective alternatives to full ownership.” Both programs are based on a lease structure, according to the company.

August 17, 2012 - 10:10am
Algar Piaggio

Algar Aviation, Piaggio Aero’s exclusive representative in Brazil, has made a splash at LABACE 2012 with its display of the Italian manufacturer’s Avanti II turboprop twins.

August 2, 2012 - 5:10am
ConnectJets managing director Gabriella Somerville

UK-based ConnectJets has launched Jet Card Europe as an occupied-hours, all-inclusive block charter program that incorporates a loyalty plan through which members can earn free flight hours and other benefits. Clients can join by signing up for 25 hours or more per year and earn one free flight hour for every 50 hours flown.

June 28, 2012 - 2:05pm

Embraer’s Phenom 300 received Transport Canada type certification earlier this week. The Phenom 300, which received its initial certification by U.S. and Brazilian aviation authorities in late 2009, is now approved in more than 40 countries.

June 20, 2012 - 12:25pm
(L-R): Mack Riley, manager of the FAA’s Orlando manufacturing inspection district office, hands the production certificate for Embraer’s Melbourne Phenom 100 assembly line to Phil Krull, managing director of Melbourne production, during ceremonies on June 18

The FAA has presented Embraer with a production certificate to assemble the Phenom 100 at its Melbourne, Fla. facility. Previously, Phenom jets assembled in Melbourne were certified under the FAA type certificate granted to those produced in Brazil.

 
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