Delivery of the First New Embraer Phenom 300E

On March 29, 2018, Embraer delivered the first new Phenom 300E business jet, having received its type certificate in the first quarter from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), and the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC – Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil). The new aircraft, designated “E” for “Enhanced,” […]

Maiden Flight of the Legacy 500

On March 22, 2013, Embraer announced that the third prototype of Embraer’s midsize Legacy 500 business jet had made its maiden flight. At the time Embraer said that the Legacy 500 was the first midsize jet with a six-foot, stand-up cabin; the only midsize jet with a wet galley; and the jet that offered the best […]

More Than 150 of the Phenom 100 Executive Jets Delivered.

  On July 28, 2010, Embraer announced that twenty months after it went into operation, more than 150 of the Phenom  100 executive jets had already been delivered. Also, at the time the Phenom 100 had been certified by 18 civil aviation authorities.       The Phenom 100 can accommodate up to eight occupants […]

Runway Incursion at SFO

On May 26, 2007, a runway incursion occurred at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) when an Embraer EMB 120 Brasilia turboprop aircraft from SkyWest Airlines (flight SKW5741 operating as United Express), nearly collided with an Embraer 170 Regional Jet from Republic Airlines (flight 4912 operating as Frontier Airlines) at the intersection of runways 1L and […]