The Embraer Phenom 100 is a very light jet developed by Brazilian aerospace company Embraer. Introduced in the late 2000s, it was designed for short to mid-range flights, typically carrying four passengers but with the ability to accommodate up to seven passengers with a single pilot.
- Performance: The Phenom 100 can reach a top speed of Mach 0.70 (about 449 mph or 722 km/h) and has a maximum range of 1,178 nautical miles (2,182 km) with four occupants. The aircraft has a service ceiling of 41,000 feet (12,497 meters).
- Engine: The Phenom 100 is powered by two Pratt & Whitney Canada PW617F-E engines, each offering 1,695 pounds of thrust.
- Capacity: The aircraft is typically configured to seat four passengers in the main cabin, but it can accommodate up to seven occupants with a single pilot.
- Avionics: The Phenom 100 features the Prodigy Flight Deck 100, which is based on Garmin’s G1000 avionics suite. This system includes large display screens and provides comprehensive flight information to the pilots.
- Interior: The interior of the Phenom 100 emphasizes comfort and luxury, with fully adjustable leather seats, ample legroom, and large windows for natural light. The aircraft also includes a private rear lavatory, a rarity in very light jets, and a refreshment center.
- Variants: Over the years, Embraer has introduced several upgraded models of the Phenom 100, including the Phenom 100E and Phenom 100EV, which feature improvements in avionics, interior comfort, and engine performance.
The average hourly rental rate of the Phenom 100 is around $2,700 USD hour.