The Legacy 500 received its type certification from Brazil’s civil aviation authority during the Latin American Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (LABACE) in Sao Paulo last month. The four-aircraft test fleet for the new eight-passenger Embraer business jet completed over 1,800 flights and 20,000 hours of testing during the certification trials. Marco Túlio Pellegrini, president and CEO, Embraer Executive Jets, said that all design goals for the new $20 million model ...

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