Jet manufacturers unveiled a series of competitive new products, advanced technologies, and updated designs last month in Las Vegas at the annual conference of the National Business Aviation Assoc
A range of diverse and innovative products were unveiled at this year’s annual European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition in Geneva.
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The category-crossover aircraft from Brazilian manufacturer Embraer are changing the way the industry thinks about business-jet design.
The capabilities and cost savings associated with the Embraer Phenom 100 (954.359.3700, www.embraerexec
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Great emphasis is placed on an aircraft’s capabilities—its range, cruise speed, climb rate, and fuel efficiency.
Though categorized as a light jet because its maximum takeoff weight exceeds 10,000 pounds—just barely—the Embraer Phenom 100 (
Like the smaller Phenom 100, the Embraer Phenom 300 (www.embraerexecutivejets.com) is priced c
Based on the popular Legacy 600, the 650 will provide longer trips for up to 14 passengers with an extra 575 miles of range, while retaining the same comfortable cabin layout.
Embraer followed up its popular Phenom 100 with the beefier 300, certified in late 2009.
The commercial version of this jet carries 100 passengers, but in the executive model, just 19 seats share the cabin.
Embraer was building jets for regional airlines long before it entered the light-jet category in 2005 with the Phenom 100, and the airplane feels more like a downsized airliner than a