Subscribe Free
in Business Aviation

Embraer introduces new evolution of Phenom 100 - already ordered by Emirates Flight Training Academy

Posted 28 July 2016 · Add Comment

Embraer Executive Jets has launched an evolution of its entry-level Phenom 100 business jet, the Phenom 100 EV, at the EAA AirVenture Fly-In and Convention.

 

Featuring a new avionics suite with the Prodigy Touch flight deck, based on the Garmin G3000, and modified Pratt & Whitney Canada PW617F1-E engines, offering more speed with superior hot-and-high performance, the Phenom 100 EV will enter the market in the first half of 2017.  

The aircraft will enjoy dual launch customers, each with unique operating requirements. Mexico’s Across, a premium business aviation services provider, will benefit from the aircraft’s hot-and-high performance out of its base at Toluca International Airport (TLC). Emirates Flight Training Academy recently upgraded its earlier order for five Phenom 100E to Phenom 100EV becoming the first flight training organisation in the world to train cadet pilots using this platform.  

“The Phenom 100 revolutionized the entry-level segment when it set new standards for comfort, performance, and operating costs,” said Marco Tulio Pellegrini, President & CEO, Embraer Executive Jets. “The new Phenom 100 EV will deliver even greater performance and operational capability while preserving its low operating and maintenance costs.”

Emirates Flight Training Academy, set to open in October 2016, will offer state of the art facilities including a young and modern aircraft fleet for training cadet pilots. Within its enhanced curriculum, cadets will progress from training on single engine piston aircraft to the jet-powered Embraer Phenom 100 EV.  “We selected the Phenom 100 because we considered it to be the entry-level jet that will offer trainees unmatched systems integration and ease of operation, a high utilisation design, low operating costs, airliner-grade performance and docile flying characteristics,” said Adel Al Redha, Emirates’ Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer.  “Our cadets will benefit from next generation technology, speed and thrust for their training missions in the Phenom 100 EV.”

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Emirates introduces laptop and tablet handling service for US flights

Emirates will introduce a new service to enable customers to use their laptops and tablet devices until just before they board their flights to the US.

Gulfstream G500 on schedule for certification

Gulfstream Aerospace G500 flight-test programme is making significant progress toward the aircraft's anticipated 2017 certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Company with a budding taste for success

With more Middle East clients visiting the UK than ever before, On Air Dining is already taking over London as the number one 'culinary concierge service'. Now founder, Daniel Hulme, has set his sights on international expansion in the

Etihad Airways reassures passengers of service following directive on US-bound flights

Etihad Airways is reassuring passengers of its highest level of service to minimise disruption following the introduction of a new US travel directive on electronic devices.

Operations from the ground up

Keith Mwanalushi looks at the expansion of ground support operators and equipment in the Middle East region as the pressure mounts to remain competitive and maintain commercial viability.

Emirates announces A380 service to Nice and adds Monaco transfers by helicopter

Emirates Airlines has launched a daily A380 service to Nice, gateway to the French Riviera and Provence. The daily A380 service will start on July 1, 2017.

EBACE17 SK0103240517
See us at
Aeropodium BT2802240417EBACE17 BT0103240517Kuwait APADS BT1602270317