|The business unit continues its sales momentum with sustained demand across its entire product portfolio and strong customer acceptance in both retail and fleet markets. In August, the Phenom 300E became the most-flown business jet in the United States (Source: Federal Aviation Administration).
At NBAA Embraer announced the Phenom 100EX, the company’s newest evolution delivers superior cabin comfort, operational versatility and safety enhanced pilot-centric avionics to offer the ultimate flying experience.
In addition, autothrottle feature was announced for the Phenom 300E, and in line with Embraer’s commitment to a more sustainable future, Embraer announced in October that it has successfully tested the Phenom 300E and Praetor 600 on 100% neat sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The tests, with one engine running on 100% SAF, were performed at Embraer’s Melbourne facility and provided significant insight into systems’ performance when utilizing blends up to 100% SAF, which was provided by World Fuel.
DEFENSE & SECURITY
Three more European countries, Czech Republic, Austria and Netherlands have now selected our aircraft, further consolidating the multi-mission platform as a preferred solution in NATO countries. Negotiations have not yet been incorporated into Embraer Defense & Security’s backlog, which represents a significant potential for the coming quarters.
In September, the KC-390 Millennium, has completed 10,000 flight hours operating under the Brazilian Air Force (FAB). The current fleet of six aircraft already in operation, from a total of 19 ordered by the Brazilian Air Force, has been demonstrating operational availability at 80%, and mission completion rate above 99%.
Embraer and the Brazilian Army have successfully completed the first test of the M200 Vigilante radar, including the deployment of the equipment on the KC-390 Millenium aircraft from the Brazilian Air Force (FAB).
SERVICES & SUPPORT
Embraer had an extension of Integrated Logistical Support (ILS) contract for Brazilian Air Force fleet of 24 ERJ-135, Legacy 600 and AEW. Embraer has also signed a contract with Affinity SOIU/AUVP for 35 months of engineering analysis of the aircraft utilization of the Phenom 100.
Executive Jet Services in partnership with FlightSafety, deployed the third full-flight simulator for the Praetors, based in Orlando, Florida.
New or renewed contracts were signed in Pool Program with Marathon Airlines (Greece), Sky High (Dominican Republic), Royal Jordanian Airlines (Jordan) and Scoot (Singapore), the last two to be included in Embraer’s future backlog.