May 13, 2008
Embraer Rolls Out The Phenom 300 Executive Light Jet With Eaton On Board
IRVINE, California ... Embraer recently announced the formal roll out of their first fully assembled Phenom 300 Light Jet to begin a series of ground tests in preparation for the new jet’s first flight. This event took place just 10 months after the Phenom 100 Very Light Jet roll out in June 2007.
Eaton is a key supplier on the Phenom 300 providing the hydraulic power generation system. The contract includes the design, development and manufacture of the aircraft’s hydraulic power generation system.
Eaton is also a key supplier on the Phenom 100 including the design, development and manufacture of the aircraft’s secondary power distribution units and cockpit control panels, the hydraulic power generation package and components; the aircraft’s electronically synchronized flap system and cockpit controls, consisting of the throttle control quadrant, landing gear control lever and flap selector control lever.
The Phenom 300 will have a range of 1,800 nautical miles (3,334 km or 2,071 miles) with eight passengers aboard. The aircraft is capable of flying at 45,000 feet at a maximum operating speed of Mach 0.78 and is designed for short-field takeoffs.
In the aerospace industry, Eaton is a leading supplier of hydraulic, electro-hydraulic pump and generator products and integrated systems; electric motors; aircraft door actuation, flight and flow control; fluid, fuel and air delivery products and systems; nose wheel steering systems; integrated control systems; cockpit controls and displays; power and load management systems; pressure sensors, seals and fluid health monitoring products and systems. Eaton serves commercial and military aviation, aerospace, military weapons, marine and off-road markets worldwide.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified industrial manufacturer with 2007 sales of $13.0 billion. Eaton is a global leader in electrical systems and components for power quality, distribution and control; fluid power systems and services for industrial, mobile and aircraft equipment; intelligent truck drivetrain systems for safety and fuel economy; and automotive engine air management systems, powertrain solutions and specialty controls for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has 79,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries.