Embraer Opens Florida Legacy 450/500 Production Site

Credit: The first Legacy 450 goes down the production line at Embraer's new expanded facility in Melbourne, Florida: Molly McMillin
MELBOURNE, Florida—Five years after opening a U.S. production facility, Embraer Executive Jets is more than doubling its size. A new Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 midsize business jet assembly line is now operational at the facility here. Work on the first Legacy 450 jet began in mid-May. Embraer...
Molly McMillin

Molly McMillin, a 25-year aviation journalist, is managing editor of business aviation for the Aviation Week Network and editor-in-chief of The Weekly of Business Aviation, an Aviation Week market intelligence report.

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