Embraer Phenom 100

October 1, 2012 - 4:30am

Riding a Brazilian economy that continues to grow, fractional ownership and aircraft management company Avantto is finding a ready market and looks forward to more of the same.

In less than two years, with the backing of Brazilian asset management and private equity firm Rio Bravo, Avantto has signed more than 350 customers and assembled a fleet of 24 jets and 23 helicopters.

According to founder and president Rogèrio Andrade, Avantto’s fractional business model fits the needs of the country’s expanding economy and growing dependence on aviation.

September 25, 2012 - 10:58am

For a journalist, the best part of attending the annual EAA AirVenture extravaganza in Oshkosh, Wis., is that often serendipity reigns, and the result is an entirely unexpected bonus, in this case the opportunity to fly Embraer’s EMB-314 Super Tucano light attack turboprop.

September 6, 2012 - 3:10pm
Phenom 300 production

Embraer started Phenom 300 production at its Melbourne, Fla. facility this week, the Brazilian manufacturer announced today. Phenom 100s have been assembled at the Florida plant since early last year, with 14 of the U.S.-built light jets delivered to U.S., Canadian and Mexican customers to date.

September 5, 2012 - 1:40pm

Cleveland, Ohio-based Constant Aviation has opened a new facility in Las Vegas. “This is a huge accomplishment for our company and employees but most of all for our customers. Expanding to a third location has been a long-term goal for quite some time. It made sense that the growth was on the West Coast,” Stephen Maiden, the MRO provider’s president, told AIN.

September 5, 2012 - 1:20pm
company Hangar8 has enhanced the support capabilities at its Oxford, UK, MRO facility to cover a broader range of business aircraft.

London Oxford Airport-based aircraft management and engineering company Hangar8 has enhanced the support capabilities at its Oxford, UK, MRO facility to cover a broader range of business aircraft. Within a year of acquiring EASA 145 approval, the company now provides Camo-Part M and line support for all Hawkers, the Dassault Falcon 2000, Citation 525 series and Embraer Phenom 100.

September 4, 2012 - 3:20pm

The Embraer Phenom 100 light jet recently received type certificate validation by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer announced today. “Embraer has been strengthening its market position in China’s executive aviation market over the past few years,” said Embraer China president Guan Dongyuan. “The CAAC’s certificate for the Phenom 100 is great news for Embraer and prospective customers. With the approval, the company can deliver copies of the eight-seat jets to Chinese customers.

August 23, 2012 - 1:30pm

Embraer Executive Jets has released two new iPad apps–eTechPubs and Customer Support and Services Guide–that make it easier for customers to access technical and customer support information.

August 23, 2012 - 1:25pm

Executive AirShare introduced two new programs today – Launch and Launch Premium–for business jet users “seeking cost-effective alternatives to full ownership.” Both programs are based on a lease structure, according to the company.

August 17, 2012 - 10:10am
Algar Piaggio

Algar Aviation, Piaggio Aero’s exclusive representative in Brazil, has made a splash at LABACE 2012 with its display of the Italian manufacturer’s Avanti II turboprop twins.

August 16, 2012 - 10:00am

Using LABACE as its launch pad, CAE Latin America inaugurated its Latin American Training Center yesterday near São Paulo Guarulhos International Airport, with the unveiling of the first business jet simulator in South America. The new simulator was certified by ANAC on July 31 and training will begin this month.

 
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