Fly-by-wire replaces conventional mechanical links between flight deck controls and flight control surfaces and offers complete envelope protection in all phases of flight.
- Fly-by-wire advantage: weight savings, improves performance, reduce crew workload, smoother flight, increased pilot control.
- Legacy 500 and Legacy 450 are the only fly-by-wire equipped aircraft less than $50 million.
Embraer Executive Jets is the first to bring fly-by-wire technology to
this class of jets. Innovative system characteristics such as flight
control laws and architecture have won Embraer recognition as Innovator of the Year by Flight Global in 2010.