Brazilian plane-maker Embraer has entered a “detail design and certification phase” in the development of its new Legacy 450 and 500 midsize business jets in preparation to cut metal for prototypes and round out details of the systems and components. Embraer hopes to win certification for the Legacy 500 in 2012 and the Legacy 450 a year later. Embraer launched the Legacy 450 and 500 aircraft – originally dubbed the Midlight Jet (MLJ) and Midsize Jet (MSJ) – during the 2008 European ...


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