Industry Embraer announces new Phenom 300MED
Aircraft manufacturer Embraer has announced a new version of the Phenom 300. The Phenom 300MED will be a Medevac solution for the aircraft series.
Embraer has stated, that the Phenom 300MED is now available for customer configuration. The aircraft version is purchasable through a retrofit as well. Embraer developed and certified a new supplemental type certificate (STC) in partnership with umlaut and Aerolite Embraer.
The Phenom 300MED is the latest and first addition of its type in the product portfolio. Embraer stated that this aircraft would be the ideal solution for both civil and government solutions. The company´s award-winning Services & Support organization will install the Medevac solution exclusively.
Michael Amalfitano, President & CEO, Embraer Executive Jets commented: “The Phenom 300 platform ― the most successful light jet in the world ― with its unparalleled technology, comfort, and performance, is uniquely positioned for Medevac operations [...] Given the current health crisis, we are proud to be working with two world-class Medevac-solutions partners, and we are primed to immediately start taking orders for this unprecedented air ambulance solution.”
Tobias Geißinger, Managing Director of umlaut added: “Together with Aerolite’s state-of-the-art aeromedical equipment, we will deliver a solution that will transcend the current market. Designed from the ground up, this new solution will offer a hospital-grade interior with the flexibility for configuration and reconfiguration that simply isn’t available today.”
Ronald Hengartner, CEO of Aerolite, concluded: “We are honored that Embraer and umlaut have selected Aerolite’s innovative aeromedical equipment for the new Phenom 300MED. From providing the most modern EMS interior solutions to offering customer-specific support and training, Aerolite is uniquely positioned to help deliver the ultimate Medevac solution.”
A comprehensive set of configuration alternatives is being developed by Embraer and umlaut. The configurations feature one or two stretchers, the ability to carry and incubator and more equipment. The Phenom 300MED was designed to meet the needs of both healthcare providers and patients.
The Phenom 300MED benefits from the characteristics of the successful Phenom 300 platform, the low operating costs and the high flexibility. Together with state-of-the-art avionics, the aircraft also has a best-in-class pressurization.
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