Luxaviation, the second largest business aviation group of Luxembourg, says to be happy with its first Embraer Phenom 300. The aircraft was delivered on 7 July 2015.
The bizzjet joins a Luxaviation Group fleet of more than 250 business aircraft, including 18 Embraer business jets.
Patrick Hansen, CEO of Luxaviation Group says: “The integration of the Embraer Phenom 300 type aircraft into our jet fleet allows us to diversify (…) specifically for the fast-growing Asian business jet market. It responds to clients’ needs for a diversified fleet providing high flexibility.”
The Phenom 300 is now in operation in more than 20 countries and the type has accumulated over 200,000 flight hours. In five years of operation, the Phenom 300 fleet has surpassed the 250 aircraft mark.
The Phenom 300 has a high speed cruise of 453 knots and a six-occupant range of 1,971 nautical miles (3,650 km) with NBAA IFR reserves. This range allows nonstop flights from f. ex. Los Angeles to Orlando. The aircraft is capable of flying at 45,000 feet (13,716 meters), powered by two Pratt & Whitney Canada PW535E engines with 3,200 pounds of thrust each. The Phenom 300 features distinct temperature zones for pilots and passengers, a wardrobe and refreshment centre, voice and data communications options, and an entertainment system. It has single-point refueling, an externally servicable lavatory and an so-called air stair.
Featured image: The first Phenom 300 of Luxaviation on 7 July 2015 (Image © Embraer)