Tech Spec

The Embraer Phenom 100 is a business jet aircraft piloted by two flight crew in the cockpit, with space in the cabin for up to five passengers. For UK MFTS, this will be two student pilots, four student rear crew, and an instructor in the fifth rear seat. The Phenom 100 is powered by two Pratt and Whitney Canada PT617 turbofan engines, developing 3,460 pounds of thrust. The Phenom 100 cruises at 405 knots (466 mph) and can reach an altitude of 41,000 feet.

What students learn

This provides the first opportunity to fly a larger, more complex airframe, for those selected for multi-engine training. Pilots will learn:

  • the complexities of flying with a second engine
  • operating at high altitude
  • crew resource management
  • flying in multi-aircraft formations
  • dealing with emergency procedures
  • asymmetric flying
  • airways procedures
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