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Embraer Phenom 300 celebrates decade as best-selling light jet

The Embraer Phenom 300 series achieved a monumental milestone as it became the world's best-selling light jet for the 10th consecutive year, according to numbers released by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA).After delivering 56 Phenom 300 series light jets in 2021, the aircraft model was also crowned as the most delivered twinjet of the year. This marked the largest annual delivery rate since the aircraft entered the market in December 2009.To date, the Phenom 300 series has accrued over 640 deliveries in its 12-year run. RELATED: Aircraft deliveries in 2021 finish strong as demand refuses to slow down"It has been a distinct honor for the Phenom 300 series to be named the world's best-selling light jet over these past 10 years, achieving a decade of dominance is an extraordinary accomplishment for Embraer and solidifies our industry-leading position in the market," said Michael Amalfitano, President andamp; CEO of Embraer Executive Jets.The Phenom 300 series is currently in operation in 39 countries and has accumulated nearly 1,500,000 flight hours.In January of 2020, Embraer announced the new Phenom 300E, which received ANAC, EASA, and FAA approvals that March. Following the triple-certification was the first delivery of the Phenom 300E a few months later in June.The Phenom 300E was the first single-pilot jet to reach Mach 0.80 when it was announced two years ago. The aircraft delivers a high-speed cruise of 464 knots and a five-passenger range of 2,010 nautical miles.RELATED: The Phenom 300E becomes the first single-pilot jet to reach Mach 0.80 and receives enhancements
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