A Traveler's Guide to Business Jets: Heavy Aircraft: Embraer Legacy

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While national charter operators have yet to add the Embraer Legacy to their fleets, industry professionals believe the price and performance capabilities of the Brazilian aircraft will make this a favorite in the near future. The Legacy, a variant of Embraer’s commercial ERJ-135 regional airliner, can seat 13 passengers in a cabin only slightly smaller than that of a Gulfstream G500, and it is available for approximately half of the American aircraft’s price.

 

SPECIFICATIONS:

Typical purchase price: $21.15 million
Maximum cruising speed: 514 mph
Range: 3,682 miles
Passengers: 10 to 13
Baggage capacity: 240 cu ft
Cabin Lenght: 43 feet, 1 inch
Cabin Width: 6 feet, 10 inches
Cabin Height: 5 feet, 7 inches
Ceiling: 39,000 feet
Fractional provider: Flight Options

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