Embraer launches Legacy 650 global tour
Embraer launched the global
tour of the Legacy 650 with the new 2012 Interior recently at the NBAA Regional
Forum. The Legacy 650 has been fitted with new improvements to passenger comfort and
advanced cockpit technology.
“The 2012 Legacy 650 interior significantly raises the bar for the large
executive aircraft class,” said Ernest Edwards, president, Embraer Executive
Jets. “We offer a new cabin management system, reduced noise levels and
avionics advances that equip the aircraft for the future air traffic control
system. It also includes new finishing materials for cabin, galleys and
lavatories. With this new interior customers will have a more advanced and
comfortable environment in which to relax or to maintain their productivity.”
The Legacy 650 will be at
EBACE in May, Farnborough in July, LABACE in August, NBAA in October and will appear at
major shows in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
The aircraft has the new
Honeywell Ovation Select, this system will also be fitted to the new Legacy 450
and Legacy 500. Embraer are also offering a
range of finishes for the cabin interior including stone flooring for the
galley and lavatory
Cockpit improvements include improved avionics with the Honeywell Primus Elite.
Embraer has prepared the aircraft for the future by incorporating VNAV and RNP
0.3 for optimizing airspace use, flight time and fuel burn. WAAS/LPV along with
CPDLC FANS 1/A, enabling satcom-based ATC communications for trans-oceanic
flights, are available as are such options as the Smart Landing and Smart
Runway surface awareness and advisory systems.