The Embraer Legacy 450 was launched in April 2008 alongside the Legacy 500. It had its first flight in December 2013 and was certified in August 2015. This mid-sized aircraft is one of the first in its class to include Parker Hannifin fly-by-wire technology and is one of the fastest business jets in its class.
Powered by two Honeywell HTF7500E engines that can produce 6,540 pounds-force of thrust each. At a maximum speed of Mach 0.83, this aircraft has a range 2,904 nautical miles (5,371 km) with up to 4 passengers. This allows for non-stop flights to locations such as Moscow to Mumbai, San Francisco to Honolulu or New Delhi to Singapore. It also has a long range cruise speed of Mach 0.65 and has a maximum altitude of 45,000 ft.
With seating of up to 7 passengers and a two pilot crew. This aircraft has a takeoff distance of 3,907 ft (1,191 m) and a landing distance of 2,090 ft (637 m). It also has a maximum takeoff weight (MTOW) of 35,274 lbs and a maximum landing weight (MLW) of 32,518 lbs.
Being one of the largest in class stand up cabins, the cabin size for the Legacy 450 is 6’0″ ft in height, 6’10” ft in width and 24′ ft in length. Included is an enhanced cabin management system which gives you access to full HD video, surround audio accompanied by a high-speed broadband / wi-fi connection and more. It is also known to have one of the largest baggage compartments in its category along with the option of a standard dry galley or an optional wet galley.
The 450 comes equipped with Rockwell Collins ProLine Fusion. Which includes four 15.1 inch high resolution LCD displays, along with additional features for overall convenience and safety for the pilot, crew and passengers. It also includes the Embraer Enhanced Vision System (E2VS) which includes a heads-up display (HUD) and an enhanced video system (EVS) as well.
Legacy 450 To Praetor 500 Conversion
Not long after its release in 2015, the Legacy 450 had an increase to its range by approximately 300 nmi to 2,904 nautical miles. In addition to this, Embraer also incorporated a transformation program, which transitions previously delivered Legacy 450s and upgrades them to the latest Embraer Praetor 500 private jet.
This upgrade improves the range on the aircraft again to approximately 3,340 nautical miles. With approximately 4 passengers including crew. The 1st conversion occurred at the Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut and was delivered in June 2020.
*These are general specifications of the above mentioned aircraft. Please see each listing for details on their individual specifications, layout and performance.