Embraer Phenom 100

The Embraer Phenom 100 is a very light jet designed by Brazilian manufacturer Embraer. It has been type certificated as the Embraer EMB-500, with 100 units delivered in 2010.


The Phenom 100 has a capacity for 4 passengers in its standard configuration, but it can carry up to 6 passengers with a single crew, with optional side facing seat and belted toilet. The Phenom has a maximum flying range of 1,178 NM (2,182 km) with 4 occupants and NBAA IFR Reserves. The first Phenom 100 was delivered in December 2008.

Program Milestones

  • April 2005: Embraer's Board of Directors approves of Embraer classification as Very Light and Light jet categories.

  • May 3, 2005: Embraer launches the Very Light Jet and Light Jet planes to diversify its executive jets portfolio.

  • October 6, 2005: BMW Group DesignworksUSA chosen to design the aircraft cabin interiors.

  • November 8, 2005: Embraer selects Garmin to supply the integrated avionics suite for its new Light and Very Light Jets. Embraer's chooses the name Prodigy for its flight decks.

  • November 9, 2005: Embraer revealed the names of its new very light and light jets - the Phenom 100 and the Phenom 300 at the annual NBAA convention together with full-scale mock-ups of the aircraft.

  • June 7, 2006: First metal cut for the Phenom 100 program.

  • June 29, 2006: First run of the Phenom 100's PW617F engine performed at Pratt & Whitney Canada facilities.

  • June 16, 2007: First Phenom 100 was rolled out at the Company's headquarters, in São José dos Campos, Brazil.

  • July 26, 2007: Maiden flight of Phenom 100.

  • December 9, 2008: Brazil's National Civil Aviation Authority (Aviação Nacional de Aviação Civil – ANAC) type certification.[6]

  • December 12, 2008: FAA type certification.[7]

  • December 24, 2008: First delivery of Phenom 100 to private customer.

  • April 24, 2009: EASA type certification.

  • August 16, 2009: Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) type certification.


Embraer Phenom 100 Details

General Info

Category Very light jet
Crew 1
Passengers 4 standard, 6 maximum
Max Speed 722kmh 390kts
Range 2,182km 1,178NM
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Powerplants The aircraft is fitted with two rear-mounted Pratt & Whitney Canada PW617-F turbofan engines rated at a take-off thrust of 1,695 lbs. to ISA+10. The engines have dual full authority digital engine control (FADEC). An automatic performance reserve (APR) feature boosts engine output to 1,777 lbs. in the event of engine failure on take-off.

Dimensions (External)

Wingspan 12.32m 40ft. 5in.
Wing area 61.50m² 201.77ft.²
Length 12.85m 42ft. 2in.
Height 4.37m 14ft. 4in.

Dimensions (Internal) Cabin

Length 3.35m 11ft. 0in.
Width 1.55m 5ft. 1in.
Height 1.50m 4ft. 11in.

Baggage Capacity

Internal Volume 2.13m³ 75ft³


Basic Operating Weight 3,235kgs 7,132 lbs.
Max Ramp Weight 4,769kgs. 10,516lbs.
Max Takeoff Weight 4,750kgs. 10,472lbs.
Max Zero Fuel Weight 3,830kgs. 8,444lbs.
Max Landing Weight 4,429kgs. 9,766lbs.
Max Payload 595kgs. 1,312lbs.
Useful Load 1,534kgs. 3,384lbs.


Cruise Speed 648km/h 350kts
Max Range 2,181kms 1,178nm
Max Operating Altitude 12,496m 41,000ft.
Takeoff Distance (sea level) 952m 3,125ft.
Landing Distance (sea level) 814m 2,673ft.


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