It has a capacity for 4 passengers in its normal configuration, but it can carry up to 6 passengers with a single crew, with optional side facing seat and belted toilet. It has a maximum flying range of with 4 occupants and NBAA IFR Reserves. As of 1 January 2009, its price is US$ 3.6 million, with the first aircraft delivered in December 2008.Embraer Earns Phenom 100 Certification, Flying Magazine, 136, 3, 17
The aircraft is fitted with two rear-mounted Pratt & Whitney Canada PW617-F turbofan engines rated at a take-off thrust of 1,695 lb to ISA+10. The engines have dual full authority digital engine control (FADEC). An automatic performance reserve (APR) feature boosts engine output to 1,777 lb in the event of engine failure on take-off.
April 2005: Embraer's Board of Directors approves of Embraer introduction into the Very Light and Light jet categories.
May 3, 2005: Embraer launches the Very Light Jet and......