Embraer has secured Chinese government approval to assemble Legacy 600/650 business jets in China, extending a relationship that existed on the ERJ-145 using the Harbin Embraer Aircraft Industry Co. joint venture with Avic. The first aircraft is to be delivered next year. Embraer initially considered moving some E-Jet assembly to the site, but China balked because of its own ARJ21 program. Concurrently, ICBC Financial Leasing Co. announced a firm order for five Legacy 650s with an option ...

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