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

Tour this aircraft at the upcoming shows

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    NBAA Regional Forum
    Sep. 07, 2017 -
    Sep. 07, 2017
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    Jet Expo
    Sep. 07, 2017 -
    Sep. 09, 2017
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    NBAA
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    Oct. 12, 2017

Legacy 500 Latest News

  • Jul. 13, 2017
    Embraer flies first Legacy 500 assembled in Melbourne
    Embraer announced today the maiden flight of its first Legacy 500 midsize business jet assembled at its industrial facilities in Melbourne, Florida, just eight months after the first Legacy 450 mid-light jet assembled in Melbourne took flight. Read More
  • Mar. 31, 2017
    Embraer delivers 400th Phenom 300 to Naples, Florida Charter Company EliteJets.com
    Embraer Executive Jets delivered today the 400th Phenom 300 to EliteJets.com, an air charter/taxi company, recently established in Naples, Florida.  Read More
  • Dec. 06, 2016
    Cedar Executive Orders an additional Embraer Legacy 500
    Middle East Airlines (MEA) confirmed today at the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation (MEBAA) show in Dubai the purchase of a second Embraer Legacy 500 business jet Read More