2009-01-05 - Phenom 100 deliveryEmbraer delivers first Phenom 100 bizjet
Embraer liefert ersten neu entwickelten Geschäftsreisejet aus<br /> Embraer made the first delivery of the Phenom 100 jet on December24, in São José dos Campos. The aircraft landed in the U.S. on 30 December after successfully completing its ferry flight.
Luís Carlos Affonso, Embraer Executive Vice President, Executive Jets said: It is truly an honor to deliverthe first Phenom 100 to Jim and Betsy Frost, who have been with us since day one, not only as customers, but also as invaluable contributors on the program advisory board. James and Elizabeth Frost, the first Phenom 100 customers, live in Houston, Texas, where Mrs. Frost runs a family partnership in real estate and mineral holdings and Mr. Frost manages new business projects. Mr. Frost has been flying since the age of 16, and Mrs. Frost, who began flying in the mountains of Colorado, is a Certified Flight Instructor and has loggedseveral thousand hours over the last 15 years.
The design, development, certification, and first delivery of the Phenom 100 took just over three-and-a-half years A second Phenom 100 aircraft was delivered on December 29, in São José dos Campos, Brazil.