First Phenom 100 delivered for UKMFTS
Under the UKMFTS programme, the aircraft will be used to provide multi-engine pilot training to the UK armed forces.
Embraer’s contract with Affinity includes the five Phenom 100s and support services, as well as an option for additional follow-on aircraft.
The UKMFTS programme is replacing the elementary, multi-engine and basic flying training that is currently delivered on aging platforms with a new integrated solution that includes aircraft, ground based training devicesand courseware. The course takes aircrew from initial training through Elementary, Basic and Advanced flying training phases preparing them for their arrival at their designated Operational Conversion Units.
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The total cost of the design and construction contract will be €15 million (US$16.2 million) with a completion deadline of 18 months.
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