Embraer’s Phenom 100 entry level executive jet received its Type Certificate from Brazil’s National Civil Aviation Authority (Agincia Nacional de Aviacao Civil – ANAC), in a ceremony held today at Embraer headquarters, in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil.
“In 2005, we promised to design and build a revolutionary jet with premium comfort, outstanding performance, docile flying qualities, and a low operating cost,” said Luis Carlos Affonso, Embraer Executive Vice President, Executive Jets.
“We have relentlessly pursued these design goals and, now, I am thrilled to announce that the Phenom 100 has not only met all original specification targets, but has also surpassed several performance goals.”
“This certification makes all of us at Embraer very proud. The Phenom 100 was conceived, developed, and certified in less than four years, which is very noteworthy,” said Emilio Matsuo, Embraer´s Senior Vice President, Engineering. “Furthermore, the performance figures obtained demonstrate the product´s excellent design.”
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