), September 8 - 10, at Hong Kong International Airport. Company officers will meet the public in Suite 2, of the airport’s Business A viation Centre, and Embraer’ s super midsize Legacy 600 executive jet will be shown at static display No. 9.
Located at the hub of Asian enterprise, Hong Kong, the event’s motto is: The Right Place. The Right People. The Right Value. Held in conjunction with Pacific Aviation Training (APATS), Aircraft EXPO interiors, Air Freight Asia (AFA), and Asian Business Aviation (ABA), Asian Aerospace focuses on developing commercial aviation interests in China and the rest of Asia.
“It is a great pleasure for Embraer to participate in Asian Aerospace EXPO 2009, which is one of the most influential air shows in the region,” said Mr. Guan Dongyuan, President, Embraer China. “We are pleased to show the Legacy 600 aircraft, which has been well accepted by the global market and is suitable for the emerging Chinese market.”
Immediately following the air show, the Legacy 600 will go on a demo tour of four cities in mainland China. From September 10 to 15, it will be in Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, and Kunming, as part of the larger Asia tour already announced by the Company. The range of the Legacy 600 allows it to cover all of China, Japan, Korea, and Southeast Asia, departing from Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, or Kunming.
About the Legacy 600
The super midsize Legacy 600 carries 13 passengers (standard configuration) in comfort and privacy in three distinct cabin zones. In the standard configuration, the refined interior offers leather seats, sofa, credenza, and tables for meals or meetings. The airplane also has a spacious galley for preparing hot and cold meals, an ample aft lavatory, wardrobes, cabinets, and an entertainment system with DVD and satellite communication. Optional High-Speed Data (HSD) equipment and Wi-Fi technology enable customers to browse the Internet, access e-mails, and transfer files during trips, providing a better use of time, increased work productivity, and more entertainment possibilities.
The aircraft has a large baggage compartment, which is easily accessed during flight, and has a total capacity of 286 cubic feet (8,100 liters). The jet has a cruising speed of Mach 0.80. Its range of 3,250 nautical miles (6,019 km) with eight passengers, or 3,400 nautical miles (6,297 km) with four passengers, both with NBAA IFR fuel reserves, means that the jet can fly nonstop from Dubai to Munich (Germany), London, or Geneva (Switzerland); from Karachi (Pakistan) to Frankfurt (Germany); from Delhi (India) to Hamburg (Germany); from Delhi or Singapore to Tokyo (Japan); from Beijing, Shanghai or Kunming (China) to Darwin (Australia); from Beijing to Singapore; from Shanghai to Delhi; or from Hong Kong to Mumbai. More than 170 Legacy 600 jets presently operate in 26 countries, with high rates of dispatch reliability and low operating costs. For more on Embraer Executive Jets, go to www.EmbraerExecutiveJets.com
Note to Editors
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