A derivitive of the popular EMB-145 jetliner, the Legacy was Embraer’s first business jet in it’s history. Following the success of the 145, Embraer certified the EMB-135 in 1999. Embraer’s Legacy 600, an EMB-135 fitted with winglets and auxilliary fuel tanks allowed it to fly 3,200 nm with 10 passengers. The airplane won much praise from its operators due to its simplicity, dispatch reliability and operating economy. The Legacy 650 is a longer range version of the Legacy 600 with a beefed up air frame and landing gear to accommodate more fuel for the more efficient new engines. The range is increased up to 3,900 miles with 4 passengers. First delivery took place in November 2010. FAA certified the Embraer 650 in February 2011.
Power is provided by 2 Rolls-Royce AE3007A2 engines, providing 9,020 pounds of thrust each. The engines are a variant of the A1E with 22 fan blades as opposed to 24 on the older models, a 38.5 inch diameter fan and revised FADEC control. It has a 5:1 bypass ratio with a 14 stage high pressure compressor, a 2 stage high pressure turbine and a 3 stage low pressure turbine that powers the fan.
A new Primus Elite avionics suite graces the panel with flat-panel displays, multi-waypoint coupled VNAV along with WAAS-enabled GPS receivers, an LPV approach capability and RNP 0.3 navigation guidance. Dual stand-alone CMC electronic flight bags will support Embraer’s OPERA and Easy Dispatch mission planning software.
The Legacy 650 is a twin turbofan powered medium range executive transport. A derivitive of the EMB-145, the Legacy features auxilliary fuel tanks, winglets, and interior modifications. The airframe is conventional semi-monocoque construction–stressed skins, hoop frames and longitudinal stringers. Composites are used for fairings, primary and secondary control surfaces, and main landing gear doors.
Some creature comfort refinements have been included in the makeover. More sound insulation is being added, and Inmarsat SwiftBroadband System connectivity, including voice over IP, secure data VPN functionality and moderate speed internet access will keep passengers connected. A 7.8 foot long forward galley and an externally serviced lavatory at the rear of the cabin are included as part of the two 13 passenger and two 14 passenger cabin layouts offered. The cabin has a dropped center aisle to increase head room and total cabin volume is 1,650 cubic feet (46.7 cu.m).
|Category||Jet < 20,000 lbs.|
|Years Aircraft Manufactured||2010 –|
|Serial Number Range||01128|
|Retail High Price||$27,950,000.00 / 21,932,365.00€|
|Retail Low Price||$24,750,000.00 / 19,421,325.00€|
|External Dimensions (ft)||Legacy 650|
|Internal Dimensions (ft)||Legacy 650|
|Internal Length (Overall/Net Height)||49.8/42.4|
|Internal Width (Max/Floor)||6.9/5.2|
|Engines||2 RR 3007 A2|
|Output (lbs ea.)/Flat Rating||9,020 lSA+15C.|
|Data based on latest manufactured year|