Embraer Legacy 600

October 28, 2009 - 12:12pm
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Looking ahead to an economic recovery, and to fulfilling its stated intention to become a major player in the business aviation industry, Embraer provided one of
the surprises at the NBAA Convention last month by introducing a new business jet–the large-cabin Legacy 650.

October 22, 2009 - 9:04am

Flight Options plans to equip most of its fleet of fractionally owned business jets with Aircell’s high-speed Internet system, a decision that will give the company’s aircraft owners and jet card customers in-flight Wi-Fi access anywhere over the continental U.S.

October 21, 2009 - 2:26pm

Flight Options plans to equip most of its fleet of fractionally owned business jets with Aircell’s high-speed Internet system, a decision that will give the company’s aircraft owners and jet card customers in-flight Wi-Fi access anywhere over the continental U.S.

October 19, 2009 - 5:11pm
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Embraer provided one of the major surprises at the NBAA convention yesterday by introducing a new business jet: the large-cabin Legacy 650.

According to Luis Carlos Affonso, executive vice president, Embraer Executive Jets, development of the 650 began last year and even as the bottom dropped out of the market in late 2008, the Brazilian OEM chose to view the crisis as “an opportunity” and to continue “with no hesitation at all.”

October 19, 2009 - 4:48pm

Embraer has selected the Rolls-Royce AE 3007A2 engine to power the Brazilian manufacturer’s new Legacy 650, it was announced here yesterday.

Certification of the 9,200-pound thrust turbofan is expected in late 2010, in time to enter service with the first aircraft before the end of the year.

October 19, 2009 - 11:29am
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Embraer provided one of the major surprises today at the NBAA Convention by launching the large-cabin Legacy 650 on the eve of the 62nd annual show, which officially starts tomorrow in Orlando, Fla. Embraer v-p of market intelligence Claudio Camelier emphasized that this latest $29.5 million addition to the Embraer Executive Jets line is related to the Legacy 600 only in that it shares the Legacy name and the same EMB-135 platform.

October 14, 2009 - 7:06am

Despite the recession, a significant number of new aircraft programs remain largely on track. OEMs such as Cessna, Dassault Falcon, Embraer, and Gulfstream all appear to be staying close to their development schedules, while Hawker Beechcraft has pushed back the Premier II until 2012 (from 2010). Newcomers Honda and Spectrum appear to have suffered some minor slippage, sending the earliest deliveries of those aircraft into 2011.

October 14, 2009 - 5:50am

Several years ago, Brazilian manufacturer Embraer announced its intent to become “a major player” in the business aviation industry. With certification of the Phenom 100 compact very light jet last year and the pending certification of the larger Phenom 300 small-cabin light jet before the end of this year, the company is moving closer to that industry role.

October 1, 2009 - 11:11am

Despite the recession, a significant number of new aircraft programs remain largely on track. OEMs such as Cessna, Dassault Falcon Jet, Embraer and Gulfstream all appear to be staying close to their development schedules while Hawker Beechcraft has pushed back the Premier II until 2012 (from 2010). Newcomers Honda and Spectrum appear to have suffered some minor slippage, sending the earliest deliveries of those aircraft into 2011.

August 25, 2009 - 10:54am

Embraer last month officially opened its new customer support contact center dedicated to executive jets. The facility, at Embraer’s headquarters in São José dos Campos, Brazil, has been operating for North American Phenom 100 customers since December and now offers worldwide support for all Embraer executive jets.

 
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