28 Sep '16, 6pm

A Short History of the World’s Best-Selling Private Jet: Phenom 300The success of the Phenom 300 has helped m...

A Short History of the World’s Best-Selling Private Jet: Phenom 300The success of the Phenom 300 has helped m...

When Embraer introduced the Phenom 300 in 2009, it may have seemed like just a larger version of the company’s previously launched entry-level jet, the Phenom 100. It had a similar fuselage, though it was a bit longer, and like the 100, it could be flown by a single pilot. Yet, it also was one of the fastest aircraft in the light-jet category, and it had great climb-to-cruising speed, good range, and low operating costs. With a price of $9 million, it was destined to be popular. Indeed, even before Embraer introduced the plane, the fractional-ownership company Flight Options (which is now a sibling of FlexJet) ordered 100 examples, with an option to buy 50 more. It was a $1.2 billion investment, but Flight Options was selling shares of the Phenom 300 faster than it could take delivery of the aircraft. The Phenom 300 quickly became a staple in the fractional and charter mar...

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