Flexjet accepts first Praetor 500 from Embraer

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The midsize private jet is the first in Flexjet’s $1.4 billion order made in October

Flexjet said it has taken delivery of its first Embraer Praetor 500. It is part of a $1.4 billion order announced in October with Embraer Executive Jets. The order includes the Praetor 500 and 600 aircraft and Phenom 300 light jets.

Flexjet is the fleet launch customer for the Praetor 500, expanding its fleet of midsized aircraft. It is also the North American launch customer for the Gulfstream G700.

Embraer Phenom 300

Embraer Phenom 300

Embraer Phenom 300 profile, including current pricing, manufacturing dates, cabin size and passenger capacity, range, speed, baggage space, fractional ownership, and jet card options

Embraer Phenom 300 Facts

Brazilian manufacturer Embraer’s Phenom 300 held the title of the best-selling light private jet in the world from 2011 to 2017, providing seating up to eight (although configurations include six and seven-seat plans) and extended range. The final numbers for 2019 haven’t been announced.

It is now succeeded by the Phenom 300E with advanced avionics and cabin systems, although both share the same dimensions.

The Phenom 300 is widely available in both fractional ownership and leases and jet cards, with NetJets, Flexjet, Airshare, Nicholas Air, Magellan Jets, and others offering the type.

The price for a used Phenom 300 begins at around $7.5 million, according to Controller, although as of Jan. 2022, only 12 were on the market.

Manufacturing Dates

Production Start: 2009; Phenom 300E from 2018

Production End: 2017 for Phenom 300

Last Delivery: Currently in production

The light jet Phenom 300 followed the Phenom 100 very light jet and is now succeeded by the Phenom 300E in the Embraer family.

Fleet Size

Embraer has delivered 530 Phenom 300s as of January, of which 70 are Phenom 300Es

Cabin Category

Light Jet

Phenom 300 Cabin Size and Passengers

Phenom 300
The best selling Embraer 300 light jet configuration above is offered by NetJets.

Height: 4.92 feet

Width: 5.08 feet

Length: 17.17 feet

Seating Capacity: 6 to 9 varies by operator

Range

Full: 1,811 nautical miles

Four Passengers: 2,077 nautical miles

Speed

Maximum Cruise Speed: 444 mph

Normal Cruise Speed: 430 mph

Long-Range Cruise Speed: 383 mph

Baggage Space

19 cubic feet internal; 66 cubic feet external

Access

Fractional Ownership – Yes

Dedicated Jet Card – Yes

Pricing

Used Phenom 300s are listed starting at $7.6 million. The current list price for the Phenom 300E starts at $10.5 million.

Other Embraer models currently in production

Compare over 150 private jet models in the Private Jet Performance Guide.

Phenom 300E

Phenom 100E

Legacy 450

Legacy 500

Praetor 500

Praetor 600

Legacy 650E

Lineage 1000E

Flexjet offers private jet getaway at Sonoma County Wine Auction

The event which benefits a range of charities in the California county, brings together wine superstars, celebrity chefs and honored guests.

Over $30 million has been raised since the event’s inception

Fractional share, lease and jet card operator Flexjet will be part of the all-star line-up during The Sonoma County Vintners Foundation

Last week honorary co-chairs Gina Gallo and Christopher Jackson unveiled the full list of one-of-a-kind auction lots available at the 2019 Sonoma County Wine Auction, presented by Visa Signature. The auction lots are an exclusive way to procure sought-after wines, private experiences, dinners with America’s top chefs, and excursions not typically available to the public. The event takes place Sept. 19-21, 2019.

Flexjet’s Mike Silvestro on Uber, fractional ownership trends, safety, and growth opportunities

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Flexjet CEO Mike Silvestro covered a wide range of topics during an appearance on Fox Business Channel earlier this week

Speaking on Mornings with Maria earlier this week, Flexjet CEO Mike Silvestro covered a wide range of topics related to business aviation, including attempts to Uberize private jet travel, fractional ownership and leases, safety in the aftermath of Boeing MAX, market growth and potential.

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