In the first quarter (Q1) of 2019 Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer has reported it delivered 11 executive business jets.
Embraer said this included eight light jets and three large jets. Six Phenom 300s were delivered along with two Phenom 100s. One Legacy 650 was delivered along with two Legacy 500s.
In Q1 Embraer, the world’s best-selling light jet for the seventh consecutive year, the Phenom 300 reached the mark of the 500th aircraft delivered, becoming the only business jet model to reach this milestone in the last 10 years.
The aircraft is in operation in more than 30 countries and has accumulated more than 780,000 flight hours. This milestone followed the announcement of the first Phenom 300E and Praetor 600 business jet sales to Brazilian customers.