Pilot Report: Legacy 500

Credit: Embraer
With Embraer’s Legacy 500 approaching certification and customer deliveries beginning later this year, other manufacturers are likely bracing. And they should. The Brazilian planemaker is positioning this latest business jet as a midsize aircraft, because of its 3,000-nm range and $20 million base...
Fred George

Fred formerly was senior editor and chief pilot with Business & Commercial Aviation and Aviation Week's chief aircraft evaluation pilot. He has flown left seat in virtually every turbine-powered business jet produced in the past three decades.

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