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The most popular private jet in the world just got a high-tech makeover

Posted October 9, 2017 5:30 PM
The most popular private jet in the world just got a high-tech makeover

Embraer Phenom 300E SN414

On Monday, Embraer unveiled its new and improved Phenom 300E private jet at the 2017 National Business Aviation Association conference and exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Since its introduction in 2009, the Phenom 300 has become one of the hottest selling jets in the world. In fact, since 2013, Embraer says the Phenom has been the most delivered business jets in the world with more than 400 examples of the plane going to customers in roughly 40 countries.

Now, with the release of the 300E, E stands for Enhanced, Embraer has given the Phenom light jet an infusion of style and technology.

"The Embraer DNA Design prioritizes ergonomics, values craftsmanship and has a keen appreciation for design," Embraer Executive Jets vice president interior design, Jay Beever said in a statement. "The Phenom 300E not only elevates the passenger experience with an intelligent design, it also improves our customer’s ownership experience by driving aircraft value through simple cabin maintenance and redesign capabilities."

Here's a closer look at the new Embraer Phenom 300E:

Here it is the! The new Embraer Phenom 300E. The Melbourne, Florida-built light business jet costs $9.45 million, but with custom features and optional extras, most customers pay closer to $10 million.

With new interior design and avionics, the Phenom 300E represents a significant upgrade over the current Phenom 300.

The Phenom is powered by a pair of Pratt & Whitney Canada PW535E turbofan engines, each producing 3,200 pounds of thrust.

See the rest of the story at Business Insider

Credit: Embraer


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