Embraer Legacy 600 deliveries grow in 2007
Feb. 13, 2008, São José dos Campos, Brazil – Embraer delivered 36 Legacy 600 executive jets in 2007.
February 13, 2008 By Carey Fredericks
Feb. 13, 2008, São José dos Campos, Brazil – Embraer delivered 36 Legacy 600 executive jets
in 2007, surpassing the 30 aircraft the company had projected in January 2007. This
represents a 33% increase over 2006 and 80% over 2005 deliveries.
The first Legacy 600 entered service in 2002 and more than 130 have been delivered to 23
countries. The jet is currently available for delivery in mid-2009, and the list price for
contracts signed after March 31, 2008, will be US$ 26.93 million.
“The Legacy 600 enjoys a growing global demand for its stylish comfort and amenities that
deliver a premium travel experience,” said Luís Carlos Affonso, Embraer executive vice-
president, executive jets. “Its superior performance in the most demanding environments, the
low operating cost and Embraer’s broad support network further drive customer satisfaction.”
Last January, the first Legacy 600 with an enhanced interior was delivered to a European
customer. The new interior had been displayed at the last National Business Aviation
Association (NBAA) annual meeting and convention, in Atlanta, U.S., in September.
The taller cabin (6 feet or 1.82 meters) offers more headroom and the slimmer valance
provides an even more spacious feel to the cabin. The redesigned two-tone leather seats, with
a seamless berthing feature for sleep or relaxation, enrich the comfort and space in three
distinct zones, a unique feature in the super mid-size category. Noise abatement
improvements enhance cabin sound proofing, and auxiliary audio input makes cabin sound
The galley now has more spacious compartments, retractable tables and a larger water
reservoir for more convenient in-flight service. Optional items include a wine chiller andmultiple oven combinations, including microwave. The baggage compartment is equipped
with supports for storage of miscellaneous items, such as the tow bar.
About the Legacy 600
The Legacy 600 jet provides premium comfort and privacy for up to 16 passengers in three
distinct seating areas. Interior standard features include first-class leather seats, a plush divan,
an elegant credenza, and spacious tables for dining or meetings. The aircraft also has a fullsize
galley for hot and cold meals, a full-width aft lavatory, wardrobe and storage cabinet,
and an entertainment system with DVD players and satellite telecommunications. Optional
High Speed Data (HSD) and Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) capabilities allow customers to browse
the Internet, access e-mails and transfer files. The 240-cubic-foot (6.8-cubic-meter) baggage
compartment of the Legacy 600 is one of the largest in the industry and is easily accessible
during flight, for greater passenger convenience.
The aircraft cruises at a speed of up to Mach 0.80 and has a range of 3,250 nautical miles (6,019 km or 3,740 miles) with eight passengers and NBAA IFR reserves. This range enables customers to fly nonstop from New York (U.S.) to London (U.K.); from London or Geneva (Switzerland) to Dubai (United Arab Emirates); from Singapore (Singapore) to Beijing (China) or to Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea); and from Jakarta (Indonesia) to Melbourne (Australia)
Additionally, the Legacy 600 is one of the largest business jets certified to operate into and out of the London City and Cannes-Mandelieu airports.
The twin-engine business jet is based on the successful ERJ 145 regional jet family platform
that has accumulated over 12.5 million flight hours on 1,000 aircraft. With a platform
designed to endure an average of 2,500 hours per year, low operating cost, and a track record
of over 99 percent dispatch reliability, the Legacy 600 offers luxurious comfort and delivers
high utilization and high availability.
Priced at US$ 25.41 million, based on January 2008 economic conditions, in the baseline
configuration, for FAA certification, 131 Legacy jets currently operate in 23 countries. It is also
available in Shuttle and Shuttle High Capacity (HC) configurations.
The Legacy Shuttle accommodates from 16 to 19 passengers. The Shuttle HC version seats as many as 37 passengers.
More information about Embraer Executive Jets is available at www.EmbraerExecutiveJets.com .
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