Embraer delivers first new production Legacy 450 Business Jet equipped with Gogo AVANCE L5
Geneva – May 30, 2018 – Embraer, an industry leader in business jet production, today announced the recent delivery of its first new production Legacy 450 business jet with business aviation’s leading-edge connectivity technology installed – Gogo AVANCE L5.
AVANCE L5, the latest connectivity system from Gogo Business Aviation, is now being installed as a factory option on new production Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 business jets. Gogo’s SCS (Smart Cabin System) router is a standard option on both Legacy models as baseline equipment.
“In-flight connectivity is key for a premimum customer experience and we are thrilled to deliver Gogo’s AVANCE L5 as a line-fit solution for our Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 customers,” said Luciano Froes, senior vice president-marketing, Embraer Executive Jets. “By incorporating innovative technologies that increase productivity and enhance entertainment, we are delivering true value to our customers.”
AVANCE L5 connects to the Gogo Biz 4G network, delivering high-speed data and enhanced network capacity, enabling a more robust experience for activities such as streaming video and audio, email with attachments, personal smartphone use, and real-time data for cockpit apps while in flight. AVANCE L5 also comes equipped with Gogo Vision, the industry’s leading inflight entertainment (IFE) solution.
“Our partnership with Embraer continues to play an important role in Gogo’s overall success and today’s announcement is the latest example of Embraer’s commitment and focus on improving the customer experience by providing our industry-leading inflight connecvity solution,” said Mark Sander, vice president of OEM sales for Gogo. “Gogo AVANCE L5 is the next step in a product roadmap that will continue to provide leading communication solutions to the business aviation industry.”
Gogo AVANCE is an innovative approach that combines Gogo’s advanced hardware and software technology to create a fully integrated, aviation-grade inflight connectivity and entertainment platform. The platform enables connected aviation technologies, services and applications like never before. Gogo AVANCE is the heart of the company’s new suite of platform-based products including its Smart Cabin systems – SCS Elite and SCS Media – and Gogo AVANCE L5 hardware.
Created specifically for the business aviation market, the Gogo Biz 4G network is built on Gogo’s existing ground network of more than 250 towers and fiber backhaul, which has provided connectivity for hundreds of thousands of flight hours aboard thousands of business and commercial aircraft. The AVANCE L5 equipment package will incorporate dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi service and a host of other features – all from a single box.