Sao Jose dos Campos, September 24, 2007 – Embraer continues the intense flight test campaign for the first Phenom 100 aircraft at its Gaviao Peixoto plant in Brazil. The very light jet first took off on July 26, 2007, and has completed 55 flight hours in 39 flights up todate. Test flights move towards expected certification, with first deliveries scheduled for mid-2008.
The second Phenom 100 assembly is complete. The fully-instrumented jet will join the campaign soon to undergo tests to confirm flight qualities, stall procedures, high-speed characteristics, and general performance.According to Embraer.com