The Brazilian aviaproducer of Embraer has brightly acted on the air show of Abu Dhabi Air Expo which has opened on March 8 in Al Bateen Executive Airport. The latest Legacy 500 which is already actively delivered to the region will become “The main car”, certainly. Legacy 650 will become the second plane at an exhibition. Average and superaverage classes in the next three years will be able seriously to press business jets with big cabins in the market of the Middle East, experts consider.
Recession of the world prices for oil in combination with decline in demand from emerging markets has led to steady decrease in deliveries business jets the top segment during the period between January, 2014 and June, 2015. Such data are provided in the last research Ascend from Flightglobal. At the same time deliveries business jets in easy and average segments have grown for the same period. Such turn is considerably caused by input in a system of a set of the new and modernized models and improvement of state of the economy of the USA. Commissioning last year Embraer Legacy 500, Bombardier Challenger 350 and Cessna Citation X + has helped to increase deliveries of midsize planes last year in comparison with 2014 almost by 16%.
Legacy 500 represents absolutely new development, and is unified for 95% with smaller Legacy 450. Aboard the plane the avionics of Pro Line Fusion of the Rockwell Collins company is established. Besides, he has an electroremote control system (fly-by-wire). By the way, Legacy 500 is the smallest plane of a business class which has EDSU. Practical flying range of Legacy 500 with two pilots and four passengers onboard will make 3000 nautical miles (5500 km), the maximum flight altitude — 45000 feet (13,7 thousand m), cruiser speed — 0,82M. The maximum capacity of business Jett makes two pilots and 12 passengers. The catalog cost of Legacy 500 makes more than 20 mln. dollars.
The American certificate of type on Embraer Legacy 500 has been received in November, 2014, a month later approval has been given to EASA.
This year Abu Dhabi Air Expo was pass from March 8 to March 10 in the territory of Al Bateen Executive Airport.
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