Embraer names Jackie Chan as launch customer in China for the Legacy 500
Embraer Executive Jets announces Jackie Chan as launch customer of the new Legacy 500 in China.
Embraer Executive Jets announced at the NBAA 2013, that Jackie Chan is the launch customer of the Legacy 500 executive jet in China, with scheduled delivery for 2015.
“We are thrilled that Jackie Chan is our first Legacy 500 customer in China,” said Ernest Edwards, president, Embraer Executive Jets. “Jackie’s Legacy 650 has been supporting his demanding intercontinental travel schedule, and we are honored that he has chosen the Legacy 500 to serve him in the shorter range requirements of his business development, as well as his tireless charitable endeavors in China, Asia and around the world.”
The Legacy 500 is a midsize business aircraft with a range of 3,000 nautical miles with six-foot flat-floor cabin. Eight club seats may be berthed into four beds with an in-flight entertainment system and three options for voice communications and connectivity.
“My Legacy 650 is perfect for long trips, and it has everything I need on board,” said Jackie Chan. “The Legacy 500 is futuristic and I’m anxious to fly in the real aircraft.”