GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Travel, Tourism and Hotels

 
  Share

Dubai, UAE, 09 November 2017:  The Emirates Flight Training Academy, a launch customer for the new Phenom aircraft, has taken delivery of its first Embraer Phenom 100EV entry-level jet in Dubai. The aircraft, A6-DWC, is the first of the five Phenom 100EVs that will make up the training fleet of the Academy. 

The aircraft was assembled at Embraer's production facility in Melbourne, Florida, USA. Over the last few months, several teams from Embraer worked on the final stages of aircraft production including assembly, testing and painting. A6-DWC is the eighth Phenom 100EV aircraft manufactured by Embraer. 

The Academy's first Embraer Phenom 100EV landed in Dubai following an eight-day journey across more than 16,000 kilometres and 11 countries. The aircraft was ferried by two Embraer pilots to Dubai in a 16-sector route via airports in the United States, Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Scotland, Germany, Hungary, Greece, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates.

The Emirates Flight Training Academy placed an order for five Phenom 100E business jets at the 2015 Dubai Air Show as it was considered to be the ideal entry-level jet for jet pilot training. However, in July 2016, the Academy upgraded its order to the new Phenom 100EV aircraft, becoming one of its launch customers and the first in the world to use the Phenom 100EV as a training platform for cadets. 

The Phenom 100EV is an evolution of the Phenom 100E aircraft, which is one of the most popular entry-level jets in the aviation industry with over 350 jets operating in close to 40 countries. The Phenom 100EV features state-of-the-art avionics and the industry's first ever touchscreen glass flight deck designed for light turbine aircraft, providing graphical flight planning training for cadets. The aircraft's cockpit philosophy prioritizing human factors and its integrated on-board maintenance computer offer cadets the highest level of preparation for airline flight operations. The Phenom 100EV will allow cadets to benefit from airline-grade technology and performance during their training. Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PW617F1-E engines, with 1,730 pounds of thrust, the aircraft has a four-occupant range of 1,178 nautical miles (2,182 km). 

In addition to the five Embraer Phenom 100EV aircraft, the Emirates Flight Training Academy has placed an order for 22 Cirrus SR22 G6 single-engine piston aircraft out of which six aircraft have already been delivered. 

The Emirates Flight Training Academy, located near Dubai World Central (DWC) airport in Dubai South, is designed to be one of the most advanced flight training facilities in the world. Scheduled to be officially inaugurated during the 2017 Dubai Airshow, the facility will be spread over an area the size of 200 football fields and will include ground school classrooms, ground based simulators, a young and modern training aircraft fleet, a 1,800 sq. m dedicated runway, an independent air traffic control tower and a maintenance centre in addition to accommodation and recreational facilities for cadets.



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 6436 times
Posted on : Thursday, November 9, 2017  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Abu Dhabi awarded ‘Best Stand Design' at World Travel Market London
Next Story : Finnair adds capacity to Stockholm, expands cooperation with Swedish regional airline BRA
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Grand Mall Opens the 52nd Outlet in Al Musallah - Sharjah
LOOTAH Perfumes launches four new springtime fragrances for Him and Her
Meet the FOREO family as they share their top tips for radiant skin during the ...
Amani Glam Collection
LOOTAH Perfumes launches fragrant oud ‘Ambwood'
Three Trends to Try with Palladio Beauty
Experience 5 Seconds to New Skin with OXYGEN-PEEL from Filorga
Lip Stick to my Heart - GOSH New Collections
Lexus sweeps two podium finishes at round two of 2018 AUTOBACS SUPER GT 500 series
Carrera UAE Exhibition
Max Fashion Reveals Latest 2018 Fashion Trends at Exclusive Trunk Show
bebe Launches First Ever Ramadan Capsule Collection
New Master Maserati Driving Courses for 2018
Toyota Rush makes a new beginning in the UAE
Care for your baby's sensitive skin with Corine de Farme
Spinneys Puts Local Food Heroes in the Spotlight this Ramadan
Ramadan-Inspired Sandro SS18 Pieces
‘Tree of Life' Continues to Change Lives at Arabian Center, This Ramadan
Ethereum - Second In A Series Of Exclusive Cryptocurrency Watches Launched
Enhance your natural beauty while staying active with The Body Shop's Sportify M...
Global Light and Power Celebrates 10 Years with the Opening of their New Showroo...
Mads Mikkelsen Spotted on Red Carpet at Cannes Wearing Ulysse Nardin Masterpiece
Dubai Holy Quran Radio launches new special programmes for Ramadan
Beautiful Kaftans for Ramadan from GUESS
RAK Diabetes Center in Jumeirah offering Free Lifestyle wellness checks and Diet...
Celebrate a Traditional Ramadan at the First Swissôtel in Dubai
Diabetes & Ramadan (DAR) Alliance and Sanofi introduce new integrated digital hu...
HydroPeptide Launches Solar Defense Products in UAE
Get Voluminous Eyelashes and Eyebrows with Rodial's Lash and Brow Booster Serum
Pottery Barn Kids Launches Baby Registry Service to Welcome Newborns
Make Ramadan Better With the Gift of Sharing
The Balmain de Balmain II Mini is a true win-win
Aru Impressed with Team Spirit as Italian Champion Secures Top Ten Finish
Ikea Yas Island Recognised as One of the Brand's Best Stores in the World
Celebrate The Holy Month Of Ramadan With The Night Picnic At Tub Of Butter
Facebook Launches Youth Portal, a Central Place for Teens
LG G7 Thinq Offers Deep AI Integration for Maximum User Convenience
Karl Lagerfeld Celebrates Fall / Winter 2018 Collection
CND™ Boho Spirit: The Collection Summer 2018 Shades
Hour Choice Presents Coach Perry Collections – Ramadan Exclusive
Global Rollout of LGG7 Thinq Gets Underway
Google launches new feature on Search to mark Ramadan
Marchon Eyewear New Collections
Breitling's Navitimer 8 Collection Arrives in The Middle East
Celebrate Father's Day in 'Swiss Style' with Raymond Weil.
Charity event brings early Ramadan spirit to children of determination and their...
Etihad Airways Introduces Ai Robot Sophia to Abu Dhabi
OMEGA Welcomes Sailing Sensations Peter Burling and Blair Tuke as Brand Ambassadors
Elvis Presley's OMEGA Sells for a World Record CHF 1,500,000 at Auction
Corum in Rome: La Dolce Vita Returns to Watchmaking