Legacy 500

inventing the future.

Predict the future? Why not invent it? That’s the philosophy behind our game-changing Legacy 500 — the first midsize jet with digital flight controls with full fly-by-wire, and a clean-sheet benchmark for the future in performance, passenger room and comfort. The 12-passenger Legacy 500 is the fastest jet in its class, delivering a high-speed cruise of Mach 0.82, excellent runway performance, and US coast-to-coast range for eight. It’s truly a product of rethinking convention. Read More
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Highlights

  • Fastest jet in midsize segment
  • Full digital flight controls, unique in its segment
  • Largest-in-class cabin – 6 feet tall with flat floor
  • Best cabin pressurization in class
  • Four fully-reclining seats
  • Remarkably low noise levels

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The Legacy 500’s Certified Performance Data Summary, which shows the aircraft achieved or exceeded all targets.

How delivering a superior experience begins with your personal space and comfort.

Legacy 500 milestones, including its debut at EBACE in 2013 and its first flight in 2012.

The Legacy 500 first flight experience with Mike Alexander.

Highlights of the Legacy 500 pilot report by Fred George, renowned chief pilot for Aviation Week, who said the aircraft would set “standards of capability, affordability, comfort and reliability.”

At a Glance

Range - nm3,125
Seating8-12
Total Baggage Capacity - cu.ft.155
Take off Field Length - ft4,084
Engine Thrust - lbf7,036
MMO - Mach0.83
Maximum Operation Altitude - ft45,000
Avionics SuiteRockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion
+ Assumptions

Range: LRC, 4 passengers at 200 lb/each, NBAA IFR reserves, 200 nm alternate airport, baseline aircraft

Take off Field Length: MTOW, Sea Level, ISA

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Legacy 500 Success Stories

Legacy 500 Latest News

  • Nov. 14, 2017
    Embraer Introduces Best-in-Class 5,800-feet Cabin Altitude on Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 Business Jets
    Embraer today announced the enhancement of the flight experience aboard its Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 mid-cabin business jets. Read More
  • Oct. 11, 2017
    Embraer’s Phenom 300, Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 Business Jets Awarded Speed Records by the National Aeronautic Association
    Embraer was awarded certificates by the National Aeronautic Association (NAA) for speed records set by its Phenom 300, Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 business jets. Read More
  • Sep. 27, 2017
    Embraer delivers first Legacy 500 business jet made in Melbourne
    Embraer delivered today the first Legacy 500 midsize business jet assembled at its Melbourne plant to an undisclosed U.S. customer.  Read More