Embraer Executive Jets within the EXPERT program has prepared Phenom 100 business jet for participation in the world famous races Reno Air Race. As the vice-president of Embraer Executive Jets Jay Biver (is responsible for interior design) tells, the EXPERT program represents the package of improvements for second-hand airplanes of Phenom family allowing to betray to airplanes of older models a modern look: essentially new interior design and original decisions depending on needs of the client.
For Reno Air Race seven-year Phenom 100 has been chosen. At the first stage has been “removed” from salon, according to engineers of the company, all superfluous that has allowed to increase speed. At the same time the new interior has kept the “graceful style”, but already with sports background. The airplane has received very courageous color scheme which accurately associates the airplane with air races.
Cost according to the EXPERT program does not reveal, in the company speak about an individual approach to each client, at the same time the number of orders for “identity” grows from year to year.
Phenom 100 has been created by the Brazilian company Embraer and has for the first time risen in the sky on July 26, 2007. From the beginning of design of the Phenom 100 airplane before delivery of the certificate there have passed less than four years. At the beginning of design rated maximum flying range of Phenom 100 made 2148 km, during certification tests the size of 2182 km with 4 passengers and reserves of fuel on NBAA IFR has been received. For take-off with the maximum take-off weight the airplane needs a strip 953 m long, and the size of 1037 m appeared in calculations. Climb rate at the increased ambient temperatures has also surpassed calculated values. The landing distance by results of certification tests makes 823 m that is 92 m less than rated size. Equipped with two PW617F-E engines, the Phenom 100 airplane has also surpassed calculated values in fuel efficiency, for 3,6% on long routes. True airspeed was also higher than rated. The airplane is certified without restrictions, it is capable to fly day and night, in the conditions of frosting. On the noise level of Phenom 100 conforms to requirements of Chapter IV of ICAO. In the airplane completely integrated set of the aircraft radio-electronic equipment Garmin 1000 is established.
The airplane is designed for four (or six) passengers and provides the high level of comfort. The interior is executed in cooperation with engineers from BMW Designworks USA. An interior of a passenger cab and a collection of materials of which it is made have also passed certification. With the configuration capable to place up to six passengers (air taxi), Phenom 100 have a baggage compartment spaciousness in 1,6 CBM.
Last month Embraer Executive Jets has started the updated version of the Phenom 100, received the name 100 EV.
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