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Embraer Phenom 100 (EMB-500)

Very Light Jet (VLJ) / Business Jet

Nearly 400 of the Embraer Phenom 100 series Very Light Jet aircraft have been produced since December of 2008.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 10/29/2019
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Year: 2008
Status: Active, In-Service
Manufacturer(s): Embraer - Brazil
Production: 369
Crew: 2
Operators: Brazil; Pakistan; United Kingdom

Program Updates

October 2019 - The Brazilian Air Force has received two Phenom 100EV aircraft for service as special transports. These units will take on the designation of U-100 in formal service with the branch. The aircraft were delivered on October 23rd, 2019.



Variants / Models

• Phenom 100 - Base Series Designation; initial production mark.
• Phenom 100E - Modernized variant with spoilers and Garmin G1000 avionics fit; powered by PW617F-E turbofan engines.
• Phenom 100EV - Model of 2017; lighter-weight form with improved performance specifications; Garmin G3000 avionics set; powered by PW617F1-E turbofan engines.
• EMB-500 - Official Embraer company designation.
• U-100 - Brazilian Air Force designation; two aircraft taken into service.
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