Erdos General Aviation Becomes Launch Customer of Phenom 300 in China

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A Phenom 300 light executive jet will join the fleet of Chinas Erdos General Aviation in Q3 2013, the aircraft is the first of this model to be sold in the China market.

The Phenom 300 was certified by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) in November 2012.

Established in 2003, Erdos General Aviation is one of the top five companies in Chinas growing general aviation industry. Its 19-aircraft fleet has accumulated more than 30,000 flight hours and over 12,800 cycles.

Its a great honor to be the first customer of the Phenom 300 in China, marking the beginning of our partnership with Embraer Executive Jets, said Shang Zhanhu, President of Erdos General Aviation Co., Ltd. After comprehensive studies of the jet, we are confident the Phenom 300 is ideally suited to our customers needs for interior comfort and operating efficiency.

Since the first Embraer Executive Jets aircraft was delivered to Greater China in 2004, the company has booked firm orders there for 31 executive jets. The orders include the Phenom 300, super-midsize Legacy 600, large Legacy 650 and ultra-large Lineage 1000. Embraer Executive Jets also named world-renowned movie star Jackie Chan as its global brand ambassador.

Having Erdos General Aviation as the launch customer of the Phenom 300 in China is an important milestone for Embraer Executive Jets, said Guan Dongyuan, President of Embraer China. The new partnership is indeed a strong endorsement of Embraer Executive Jets. Our companies share the same vision of the promising future of Chinas executive aviation market. The Phenom 300 has been well received worldwide by owner-operators, corporate flight departments and leading fractional providers alike, making it an ideal aircraft to satisfy customer requirements for comfort, performance and reliability. The introduction of the Phenom 300 in China validates its place as a global leader among light business jets.

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