PHENOM 100 AND PHENOM 300 SHOWCASED FOR THE FIRST TIME TOGETHER AT SUN â€™N FUN
Embraerâ€™s entry level and light jets at this yearâ€™s Fly-In Expo in Lakeland, FloridaÂ ConteÃºdo
This year, Embraer will bring two of its acclaimed aircraft: the entry level Phenom 100 â€“ the worldâ€™s most delivered jet in 2010, with 100 units, and the Phenom 300 light jet â€“ Flying Magazine Editorâ€™s Choice award winner. This will be the debut appearance of the Phenom 300 at the show. Aviation aficionados will be able to tour both aircraft at Embraerâ€™s booth MD-34A.
â€œEmbraer is happy to return to Lakeland, Florida, and display the Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 together for the first time at Sun â€˜n Fun,â€ said Ernest Edwards, Embraer Vice President, Marketing and Sales, USA, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean â€“ Executive Jets. â€œSince our participation last year, the Phenom 300 increased its presence with individual buyers and entered service with fractional companies such as Executive AirShare and Flight Options. In addition, we were recognized by NetJets with an order for 50 Phenom 300s, plus 75 options. Furthermore, the Phenom 100 was the worldâ€™s most delivered business jet in 2010.â€
Last year, Embraer delivered 100 Phenom 100s and 26 Phenom 300s. In total, the Company delivered 145 executive jets during the year, an increase of 23 aircraft over 2009, which was the highest, in absolute terms, among all manufacturers. Embraerâ€™s 2010 market share reached 19%, or almost one in every five executive jets delivered, worldwide, was produced by Embraer.