Embraer Legacy 450

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Legacy 450
Role Business jet
National origin Brazil
Manufacturer Embraer
First flight 28 December 2013
Status In development
Number built 1
Unit cost
15.25 million
Variants Embraer Legacy 500

The Embraer Legacy 450 is a Brazilian business jet being developed Embraer.[1]

Design and development[edit]

Launched as a concept called the MLJ (Mid-Light Jet) at the NBAA Convention in 2007, the Legacy 450 (and its big brother the Legacy 500) were officially launched at EBACE in May 2008. It is designed to carry 7 to 8 passengers over 2,300 nautical miles (4,300 km). The aircraft has full fly-by-wire flight controls, a Collins ProLine Fusion flight deck, Honeywell HF7500 series engines, and a full stand up flat floor cabin. The aircraft's first flight occurred on 28 December 2013. The entry into service is in 2014.[2]

Variants[edit]

Legacy 450
Legacy 500
Extended length model

Specifications[edit]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2 pilots
  • Capacity: 7 to 10 passengers
  • Length: 19.15 m (62 ft 10 in)
  • Height: 6.74 m (22 ft 1 in)
  • Max takeoff weight: 17,690.40 kg (39,001 lb)
  • Fuel capacity: 7,949.34 l (1,749 imp gal)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Honeywell HTF7500E [3]

Performance

  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.83
  • Range: 4,630 km (2,877 mi; 2,500 nmi)
  • Service ceiling: 13,716 m (45,000 ft)
  • Minimum Take Off Distance: 1,219.00 m (3,999 ft)
  • Minimum Landing Distance: 701 m (2,300 ft)

See also[edit]

Related development
Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aviation Week & Space Technology: 70. 14 October 2013. 
  2. ^ http://www.embraerexecutivejets.com
  3. ^ EMBRAER ANNOUNCES EMBRAER MSJ & EMBRAER MLJ EXECUTIVE JETS. Embraer Press Release, April 8, 2008. Retrieved on April 9, 2008.

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