Embraer Legacy 450

December 1, 2008 - 6:26am

The launch of the super-midsize Gulfstream G250 at October’s NBAA Convention added yet another program to the growing list of contract wins for the Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion avionics system. Four OEMs have selected the Fusion cockpit to fly aboard seven business jet models spanning the Bombardier Global 5000 and Global Express XRS, Cessna Citation Columbus, Learjet 85, Embraer Legacy 450 and 500 and, now, the G250.

October 1, 2008 - 7:19am

At last year’s NBAA Convention, Embraer tested the water, so to speak, for two new aircraft it described as a midsize jet and a “mid-light” jet and began accepting “letters of interest,” along with $90,000 and $70,000 refundable deposits, respectively. But it stopped short of an official program launch.

August 4, 2008 - 8:33am

Embraer’s Legacy is an impressive corporate version of the company’s venerable ERJ-135/145, some 700 of which are currently the workhorses of many regional airlines around the globe.

June 2, 2008 - 7:05am

Embraer took advantage of the EBACE stage to officially introduce the latest additions to its line of business jets–the Legacy 450 and 500, formerly referred to as the mid-light jet (MLJ) and midsize jet (MSJ), respectively.

May 20, 2008 - 10:38am

A “legacy,” by definition and by tradition, is something of value passed down from one generation to the next. It was with this in mind that Embraer took advantage of the EBACE stage to officially introduce the latest additions to its business
jet family–the Legacy 500 and Legacy 450–formerly referred to as the MSJ and MLJ respectively.

May 20, 2008 - 8:20am

Embraer took advantage of the EBACE stage to officially introduce the latest additions to its line of business jets–the Legacy 450 and 500, formerly referred to as the mid-light jet (MLJ) and midsize jet (MSJ), respectively.

May 8, 2008 - 12:23pm

Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer recorded first-quarter sales of $1.34 billion, a nearly 61-percent increase year-over-year, and a profit of $85 million, the company said yesterday during an investor conference call. Embraer’s firm order backlog at the end of March increased 8 percent over the previous quarter, to a record $20.3 billion, due to robust sales of its business jets and E170/190 airliners.

May 1, 2008 - 1:15pm

The not-yet-named midsize jet and mid-light jet got the green light from Embraer’s board of directors on March 28, and Embraer plans to spend about $750 million to bring the two new jets to market in 2012 and 2013, respectively. Embraer has accepted letters of intent for more than 100 MSJs and MLJs and will start taking orders at EBACE in Geneva this month.

April 28, 2008 - 6:22am
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Embraer is fulfilling its April 2005 promise “to invest heavily in business aviation,” with the formal launch of two new midsize jets that fit between the Phenom 300 and Legacy 600. The still-un-named jets, introduced as concepts at last year’s NBAA Convention, are for now called the midsize jet (MSJ) and mid-light jet (MLJ). Embraer’s board of directors approved formal launch of the two-jet program on March 28.

April 9, 2008 - 10:12am
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Embraer revealed further details of its entrants into the midsize jet market, the seven- to 12-passenger midsize jet (MSJ) and mid-light jet (MLJ) at a press event in Washington, D.C. yesterday evening. The MSJ and MLJ share a common fuselage cross-section with six-foot stand-up headroom, Honeywell HTF7500-E turbofans, Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion avionics and Embraer’s first full closed-loop fly-by-wire flight control system.

 
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