Embraer Legacy 500

A Benchmark in Midsize Jet Luxury and Performance

The Embraer Legacy 500 revolutionizes the midsize business jet segment with its advanced digital flight controls, full fly-by-wire technology, and exceptional cabin comfort. As the first jet in its class to offer such innovations, the Legacy 500 combines high-speed performance, unparalleled passenger room, and modern luxury to deliver an unmatched flying experience.

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Comfort and Versatility

Cabin Dimensions

Boasts a spacious interior with a cabin height of 6 ft, offering significant headroom and comfort.

Passenger Capacity

Seats up to 12 passengers in a typical configuration, with a versatile mix of single seats and a three-seat divan.

Luxury Amenities

Features LED lighting, fully-equipped galley, and high-end finishes.

Performance and Range

Impressive Range

Offers a normal range of 2,948 nm and a maximum range of 3,125 nm, ideal for coast-to-coast travel in the US.

High-Speed Cruise

Achieves a high-speed cruise of Mach 0.82, making it the fastest jet in its class.

Short Runway Capabilities

Requires only 4,084 ft for takeoff and has a landing distance of 2,122 ft, enhancing airport accessibility.

Elevated Operating Altitude

Can fly at a maximum altitude of 45,000 ft, ensuring smoother flights over commercial traffic.

Additional Amenities

Generous Baggage Space

Features a main baggage compartment with 155 ft³ of space, plus additional in-flight accessible storage.

Enclosed Lavatory

Equipped with vanity, mirror, sink, and faucet.

High-Speed Internet

Equipped with onboard Wi-Fi, allowing passengers to browse, stream, and stay connected.


Features an integrated entertainment system for premium audio and video enjoyment.


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