Arrivals and Standbys

  • Photo by Will Dent
    Gulfstream expects its large-cabin, ultralong-range G650 to enter service later this year. Photo by Will Dent
  • When they enter service several years from now, the Global 7000 (shown here) and Global 8000 will be the largest jets in Bombardier’s fleet.
  • Bombardier anticipates that its light Learjet 70, light-midsize Learjet 75 (shown here), and midsize Learjet 85 will all reach customers next year.
  • Photo by Ricardo Reitmeyer
    The Citation Longitude will be the first super-midsize jet from Cessna. Photo by Ricardo Reitmeyer
  • The Legacy 450 will be Embraer’s first light-midsize offering.
  • With a top cruise speed over 700 mph and a cabin length of 54 feet, the roughly $64 million G650 will be Gulfstream’s fastest and largest jet.
  • Icon A5 light sport aircraft
  • Hondajet
  • Cirrus Vision SF50 jet
  • Photo by Dan Moore, Junebug Clark
    Cessna Corvallis TTX piston aircraft Photo by Dan Moore, Junebug Clark
  • Embraer Legacy 500
  • Embraer Legacy 500
  • Embraer Legacy 500
  • Embraer Legacy 450
  • Citation Latitude rendering
  • Photo by Dan Moore
    Citation Latitude interior aft forward view Photo by Dan Moore
  • Citation Ten
  • Photo by Chauncey Studios
    Citation Ten interior Photo by Chauncey Studios
  • Citation M2
  • Photo by Chauncey Studios
    Citation M2 panel Photo by Chauncey Studios
  • Photo by William Dent
    Gulfstream G280 Photo by William Dent
  • Photo by Kathy Almand
    Gulfstream G280 Photo by Kathy Almand
  • Photo by Paul Bowen
    Bombardier Learjet 85 Photo by Paul Bowen
  • Bombardier Learjet 70
  • Photo by Junebug Clark
    Citation Longitude Photo by Junebug Clark
  • Photo by Dan Moore
    Citation Longitude Photo by Dan Moore
  • Embraer Legacy 500
  • Photo © 2007 John M. Dibbs
    Hawker 200 Photo © 2007 John M. Dibbs
  • Photo by Trevor Blackmer
    Hawker 200 interior concept Photo by Trevor Blackmer
  • Photo © 2008 American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
    Hondajet Photo © 2008 American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
  • Bombardier Global 8000
  • Bombardier Learjet 70
  • Photo by Will Dent
  • Photo by Ricardo Reitmeyer
  • Photo by Dan Moore, Junebug Clark
  • Photo by Dan Moore
  • Photo by Chauncey Studios
  • Photo by Chauncey Studios
  • Photo by William Dent
  • Photo by Kathy Almand
  • Photo by Paul Bowen
  • Photo by Junebug Clark
  • Photo by Dan Moore
  • Photo © 2007 John M. Dibbs
  • Photo by Trevor Blackmer
  • Photo © 2008 American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
  • Bailey S. Barnard, Mary Grady and Michelle Seaton

Embraer
Embraer’s two forthcoming models will fill out the Brazilian manufacturer’s fleet of executive jets, which ranges from the entry-level Phenom 100 to the ultralarge-cabin Lineage 1000. Embraer expects the first of its two new jets, the Legacy 500, to reach customers by early 2014. Introduced in 2008, the all-new midsize jet will be able to carry as many as eight passengers from coast to coast in virtually any wind conditions without refueling (the seating capacity is 10 passengers). A pair of Honeywell engines will enable the jet to reach its initial cruise altitude of 43,000 feet in just 22 minutes and achieve speeds faster than 540 mph. The cabin, designed in conjunction with BMW Group DesignworksUSA, is 6 feet tall and nearly 7 feet wide and has a flat floor. Each pair of facing club seats in the cabin folds down to create a conjoined sleeping berth. The $19.9 million jet will be equipped with the Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion avionics suite, which features four 15.1-inch high-definition flight displays and fly-by-wire flight controls.

Following the Legacy 500 into operation will be the slightly shorter (by about 4 feet) and slightly less capable $16.5 million light-midsize Legacy 450, which is on track to enter service by the end of 2014. In addition to having the same Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion avionics in the cockpit and Honeywell Ovation Select control and entertainment system in the nine-passenger cabin, the jet will use the same Honeywell engines as the Legacy 500 to achieve a roughly 2,650-mile range and speeds beyond 540 mph, making the Legacy 450 faster than any light-midsize jet currently in production. —B.S.B.
Embraer, www.embraerexecutivejets.com

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