Project Phoenix has delivered the first
high-specification Phoenix CRJ No 1 (Serial No 7211) to a
Late last month, the aircraft departed for the
United States for import/export formalities from where it routed
west-bound via Anchorage, Petropavlovsk (Russia) and New Chitose
(Japan) before arriving in Macau.
The aircraft is managed and operated by
Macau-based Jet Asia.
“The aircraft is everything we expected it to be
and initial feedback from both the operator and owner is very
positive. They are delighted with the quality and the handling of
the aircraft,” said Project Phoenix President, Mike Cappuccitti.
“The Phoenix is no longer a myth! It’s out there and performing.”
The aircraft’s new 15-seat luxury interior
includes a state-of-the-art cabin management system and IFE, with
Airshow 4000, ipod stations and Satcom communications. Phoenix CRJ
No 1 has been fitted with long range fuel tanks, providing a
maximum range in excess of 3,000 nm and giving US coast-to-coast
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