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Embraer Rolls Out Legacy 500  
User currently offlinePPVRA From Brazil, joined Nov 2004, 8976 posts, RR: 39
Posted (2 years 12 months 15 hours ago) and read 3278 times:

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EMBRAER ROLLS OUT LEGACY 500 EXECUTIVE JET
First of three prototypes prepares for the next phase toward certification

ão José dos Campos, Brazil, December 26, 2011 – Embraer rolled out its newest executive jet, the midsize Legacy 500, last December 23, from the production hangar at the São José dos Campos headquarters, in Brazil. This milestone rollout will allow development and test engineers to perform important ground tests, prior to the aircraft’s first flight, which is scheduled for the third quarter of 2012.
http://www.embraer.com/en-US/Imprens...CUTIVO-LEGACY-500-PELA-1a-VEZ.aspx

Very nice. There is a picture in that link, though it's not the best angle. Looking forward to seeing this plane with some colors and flying around!


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User currently offlineMir From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 21866 posts, RR: 55
Reply 1, posted (2 years 12 months 15 hours ago) and read 3169 times:

This is a pretty nice looking plane. It falls behind a bit in terms of performance compared to its super-mid-size competitors (Challenger 300, Gulfstream 280), but it's got a very spacious cabin, which will probably make up for a lot (though the Falcon 2000S annihilates everyone else in the cabin size category, but it's a much larger plane that's been toned down quite a bit). I do hope Embraer does well with it, because I'd certainly like to fly this cockpit:



Incidentally, this is the second non-airliner bizjet to feature a sidestick instead of a yoke (the first being the Falcon 7X).

-Mir



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User currently offlineAndyO From Denmark, joined Nov 2011, 7 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (2 years 12 months 2 hours ago) and read 2682 times:

Embraer Bizjet


Cool!


User currently offlinebjorn14 From Norway, joined Feb 2010, 3686 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (2 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2479 times:

What is this frame based on? E135? E140?


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User currently offlineAndyO From Denmark, joined Nov 2011, 7 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (2 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 2370 times:

Quoting bjorn14 (Reply 3):

It's a brand new one!


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