Jackie Chan, a brand ambassador for the Brazilian Aerospace Conglomerate – the Embraer has taken delivery of a new Embraer Legacy 500 business jet, a few days ago. The Legacy 500 being the latest offering from the company, the movie icon is the first customer from Chinese to have this amazing jet.
“The Legacy 500 features our best-to-date technologies and it incorporates designs that maximize passenger comfort and fuel efficiency,” Marco Tulio Pellegrini, Embraer Executive Jets’ president and CEO, said in a statement.
This isn’t the first private jet or the first jet from Embraer, as Chan is already having an Embraer Legacy 650, which he took delivery in 2012. Jackie expressed his bliss about the newest addition to his fleet, “I’m so thrilled to receive this Legacy 500, a state-of-the-art executive jet,” he said in a statement.
“In the past few years, my Legacy 650 has brought me fantastic traveling experiences and great convenience, allowing me to do more acting and philanthropic works around the world. I’m sure that the performance of the new Legacy 500 will again exceed my expectations, and become a comfortable mobile home and office for me,” he further added
Embraer is one of the largest airplane makers in the world and produces commercial, private, and military aircraft. The Legacy 500 is the latest offering from the company, which is a midsize private jet with a range of 3,600 miles. Powering the luxury jet is a pair of Honeywell HTF75000E turbofan engines producing more than 7,000 pounds of thrust that makes the jet reach the maximum speed equivalent to 0.83 times the speed of sound. The Legacy 500 can accommodate up to 12 passengers and fly as high as 45,000 feet.
Inside the jet, you’ll find all the bells and whistles that are completely customizable. You’ll be able to customize the interior based on your needs. The cabin is lavishly spacious and features a flat door design including a divan and the luxury chairs can all be berthed into beds. Also, there is a bathroom at the back and a wet galley, which is the only plane in its class to incorporate.
Up front, the Legacy 500 features a full-glass cockpit with a heads-up-display. The cabin can be controlled by either individual touchscreens or iPhone/iPad controllers. The jet also features a premium high definition entertainment system and full Wi-Fi connectivity. There are two 19-inch high-definition displays and up to nine personal displays mounted on each seat.