Embraer Legacy 450

May 20, 2008 - 10:38am

A “legacy,” by definition and by tradition, is something of value passed down from one generation to the next. It was with this in mind that Embraer took advantage of the EBACE stage to officially introduce the latest additions to its business
jet family–the Legacy 500 and Legacy 450–formerly referred to as the MSJ and MLJ respectively.

May 20, 2008 - 8:20am

Embraer took advantage of the EBACE stage to officially introduce the latest additions to its line of business jets–the Legacy 450 and 500, formerly referred to as the mid-light jet (MLJ) and midsize jet (MSJ), respectively.

May 8, 2008 - 12:23pm

Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer recorded first-quarter sales of $1.34 billion, a nearly 61-percent increase year-over-year, and a profit of $85 million, the company said yesterday during an investor conference call. Embraer’s firm order backlog at the end of March increased 8 percent over the previous quarter, to a record $20.3 billion, due to robust sales of its business jets and E170/190 airliners.

May 1, 2008 - 1:15pm

The not-yet-named midsize jet and mid-light jet got the green light from Embraer’s board of directors on March 28, and Embraer plans to spend about $750 million to bring the two new jets to market in 2012 and 2013, respectively. Embraer has accepted letters of intent for more than 100 MSJs and MLJs and will start taking orders at EBACE in Geneva this month.

April 28, 2008 - 6:22am

Embraer is fulfilling its April 2005 promise “to invest heavily in business aviation,” with the formal launch of two new midsize jets that fit between the Phenom 300 and Legacy 600. The still-un-named jets, introduced as concepts at last year’s NBAA Convention, are for now called the midsize jet (MSJ) and mid-light jet (MLJ). Embraer’s board of directors approved formal launch of the two-jet program on March 28.

April 9, 2008 - 10:12am

Embraer revealed further details of its entrants into the midsize jet market, the seven- to 12-passenger midsize jet (MSJ) and mid-light jet (MLJ) at a press event in Washington, D.C. yesterday evening. The MSJ and MLJ share a common fuselage cross-section with six-foot stand-up headroom, Honeywell HTF7500-E turbofans, Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion avionics and Embraer’s first full closed-loop fly-by-wire flight control system.

April 1, 2008 - 12:51pm

Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer on Friday announced that its board of directors approved the launch of the mid-light and derivative midsize business jets, dubbed the MLJ and MSJ, respectively. According to a U.S. trademark filing, Embraer has reserved the model names Legacy 400 and Legacy 500, which could be the to-be-announced monikers for the two new twinjets first revealed at the NBAA Convention in September.

March 31, 2008 - 9:25am

With production of its new Phenom 100 very light jet starting this month, Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer has served notice that its goal of becoming a major player in the business aviation industry is no flight of fancy.

November 8, 2007 - 2:10am

Embraer (Stand E614) has opened a sales office here in Dubai in a bid to gain a larger share of what it views as a booming market for business aircraft in the Middle East. The office currently is housed in Jet Aviation’s facility at Dubai International Airport, but Embraer plans to establish its own premises as business grows.

November 1, 2007 - 6:29am

This year’s NBAA Convention was about more than multimillion-dollar deals, flashy exhibits and rows of new business jets gleaming under the Georgia sun. To gauge the true importance of the event, one has to look beyond the scope of sales announced at the show–more than a billion dollars, unofficially–and at the origins of those deals.