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Embraer's Phenom 100 executive jet receives U.S. FAA Type Certificate

Embraer's Phenom 100 entry level executive jet was certified today by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). All design goals were met or even surpassed. First deliveries begin next week.

"We are thrilled to announce that the Phenom 100 is certified by the FAA, as planned, confirming all of the exceptional performance characteristics previously approved by ANAC," said Luís Carlos Affonso, Embraer Executive Vice President, Executive Jets. "U.S. certification validates the jet's design and its suitability for one of the most important business aviation markets."

The FAA granted U.S. Type Certificate based upon Brazil's National Civil Aviation Agency's (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil – ANAC) Type Certificate issued on December 9. EASA certification is expected for the second quarter of 2009.

Press release issued by Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica S.A. on December 12, 2008


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