Legacy 500 Performance, Specifications and Comparisons

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Legacy 500

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Legacy 500 Exterior

Performance

The Legacy 500 Medium Jet has been manufactured by Embraer since 2015 and is currently in production. The cabin measures 27.6 feet long by 6.1 feet wide by 6 feet tall giving it a total cabin volume of 1100 cubic feet making it comfortable for 8 passengers, with the maximum configuration seating 12. The baggage compartment can hold up to 21.4 bags assuming your average piece of luggage is less than 5 cubic feet. The Legacy 500 has a maximum range (not including headwinds, high altitude, hot temperatures, or higher capacity) of 3112 miles and a maximum speed of 612 mph. Common names and abbreviations: Legacy-500, Legacy 500.
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Specifications

  • Category: Medium Jet
  • Cabin Volume: 1100 cubic feet
  • Baggage Volume: 150 cubic feet
  • Max Speed: 612 mph
  • Range: 3112 miles
  • Fuel Burn: 350 gph
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Legacy 500 Interior

History

Embraer launched the Legacy 500 in 2015. Looking to add to the already impressive list of jets in the super mid range (up to nine passengers), Embraer tossed its name into the ring.

The Legacy 500 is the first in its class to offer fly-by-wire integrated technology, along with a stand-up cabin with a flat floor. These subtle features allow the Legacy 500 to lead the pack in the midsize business jet class.



First Class

Embraer has long been known for its luxurious line of business jets. The Legacy 500 is no different. The Legacy 500 offers the lowest cabin noise levels of its class, allowing passengers a noise-free ride.

The Legacy 500 offers a six-foot tall cabin with flat floors. This allows the comfort of a spacious cabin with walkability. Along with fantastic creature comforts, the Legacy 500 is also integrated with Honeywell Ovation Cabin Management, which offers passengers a variety of in-cabin entertainment and wireless integration options.

As to be expected, the Legacy 500 is very spacious and comfortable. Measuring six feet tall and almost seven feet wide, the Legacy 500 gives its passengers the full first-class experience.

Powered By The Best

The Legacy 500 is powered by Honeywell HTF7500E. This allows the Legacy 500 the ability to travel at speeds of up to Mach .80 or 613 mph. Meaning any trip can be done in a timely manner.

While the Legacy 500 surely is fast, its ability to carry passengers long distances is what appeals to customers. The maximum range on the Legacy 500, with four passengers and two crew members, comes out to over 3,100 nm. This makes any destination feasible.

Conclusion

The Legacy offers all the amenities one could want in a luxury midsize business jet. What sets the Legacy 500 apart is its ability to do all these routine tasks at the highest level. The range of over 3,100 nm while the passengers are sitting in better than first-class conditions make the Legacy 500 the go-to jet for businesses.

The upgraded avionics package from Rockwell Collins ensures that pilots have all possible resources to face any obstacle. This, along with the unprecedented fly-by-wire full integration controls, offers the best in class cockpit for pilots.

Legacy 500 Exterior

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