The Embraer Legacy 500 is a midsize jet developed by Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer. The Legacy 500 was officially launched at EBACE in 2008, along with the smaller sibling Legacy 450. It can be configured to carry 12 passengers. The Legacy 500 is designed from the ground up as a game-changing midsize business jet and isn’t compromised by old and outdated concepts. Based on exclusive customer input, the Legacy 500 incorporates innovative solutions for performance and comfort with the latest technologies from the flight deck to the passenger cabin.
The Legacy 500 is the only jet in its class to upgrade the conventional flight controls to digital technology. The fly-by wire system offers complete envelope protection, preventing commands that exceed the jets structural limits. It also puts the pilots in more control and help reduce their overall workload. It is a smoother flight experience overall for everyone.