Embraer Executive Jets Starts Legacy 450 Deliveries
Embraer Executive Jets announced today that it has begun deliveries of its newest business jet, the Legacy 450. The first aircraft was delivered to LMG, an industry leader delivering show technology for corporate meetings, trade shows, live broadcasts and specialty events. The U.S. provider of video, audio, lighting and audiovisual support is headquartered in Orlando, with additional offices in Las Vegas, Nashville, Dallas and Detroit.
“The Legacy 450 was designed to be a game changer in its category to delight our customers with all innovation that distinguishes us from the competitors,” said Marco Tulio Pellegrini, President & CEO, Embraer Executive Jets. “The delivery of the first Legacy 450 is a remarkable milestone for Embraer, and we are excited to share this moment with LMG, which today received an aircraft that offers outstanding performance and cutting-edge technology.”
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The Legacy 450 is the first mid-light business jet to feature digital flight controls with full fly-by-wire technology with a best-in-class 6-foot-tall flat-floor cabin. The aircraft has met or exceeded all design goals and was recently certified by the world’s major aviation safety agencies. The serialized production began shortly after the Legacy 450 received the aeronautical authorities’ approval and meets the company's commitment to delivering the first aircraft in the fourth quarter of 2015.
“We are excited to be the very first customer to take delivery of a Legacy 450, an incredible business jet that fulfills all of our needs”, said Les Goldberg, LMG CEO. “This new-generation aircraft is unique in its class, and we are thrilled with our new partnership with Embraer which, like us, seeks to go ‘Beyond Technology’ by providing innovative solutions you can trust.”
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