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o weight of 8,645lb. e aircra has a ser vice ceiling
of 41,000 and comes equipped with a Garmin
G1000 ight-instrument system.
Cessna also recently announced that it is o ering a
new 'High Sierra Edition' of the jet, which are tted
with luxury versions of the three currently o ered
interiors, a special paint scheme, a version of the
G1000 with Synthetic Vision Technolog y, electronic
charts, locking fuel caps and unique ser vice and parts
"The special High Sierra Edition gives our
customers more luxurious interior and exterior
options to out t their Mustang," said Roger Whyte,
Cessna's senior vice-president of sales and marketing.
More than 300 Mustangs have been delivered since
the rst was handed over in April 2007, Cessna said.
Embraer's Phenom 100 is designed to transport four
to six passengers at speeds of up to 390 knots over a
maximum range of 1,178 nautical miles. e aircra ,
powered by P&WC PW617F-E engines, o ers a
maximum take-o weight of 10,472lb and a service
ceiling of 41,000 .
e aircra is o ered with Embraer 's Prodig y
Flight Deck 100, based on the Garmin G1000 also
found in Cessna's Mustang.
By the end of the rst quarter of 2010, the Brazilian
manufacturer had delivered 115 of the jets -- two in
2008, 97 in 2009 and 16 in the rst quarter of this
year. Deliveries for the past two years fell short of
Embraer's expectations because of the crisis and some
production issues in early 2009 -- the company had
originally planned to deliver 15 in 2008 and 120-150
last year, but trimmed its 2009 target to 110.
Now the manufacturer insists it is on track to meet
its 2010 target of 120 Phenom-family aircra . e
number of deliveries in the rst three months of this
year seems small, but that was because the factory was
emptied in December 2009 with 42 Phenom 100
deliveries in a month.
Eclipse Aerospace has ambitions to restart EA-500 production.
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