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Teterboro Airport, Teterboro, NJ (TEB / KTEB) to Hamburg Airport / Flughafen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany (HAM / EDDH)
Harry Reid – McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, NV (LAS / KLAS) to Daniel K Inouye International Airport, Honolulu, Hawaii (HNL / PHNL)
Vancouver International Airport, Vancouver, B.C., Canada (YVR / CYVR) to Lynden Pindling International Airport, Nassau, Bahamas (NAS / MYNN)
BRIEF HISTORY – LEGACY 600
EMBRAER – EMB-135BJ – LEGACY 600 (2002-2015)
The Embraer Legacy 600 is a business jet derivative of the Embraer ERJ-135 family of commercial regional jet aircraft. The Legacy 600 is categorized as a “Super Midsize Jet” aircraft. The Legacy 600 offers first of its kind three-zone cabin, a full galley, a large aft lavatory equipped with two windows, and an aft baggage accessible in flight. The Legacy 600 (market designation adopted after 2005) is based on the ERJ-135 model. It was launched in 2000 at the Farnborough Airshow as the “Legacy 2000”. Its maiden flight was made on March 31st, 2001 and it was first delivered in April of 2002. In 2010, Embraer’s updated variant, the Legacy 650 went into service and in 2015, Embraer stopped production with a total of 175 Legacy 600’s built!
CABIN COMFORTS – LEGACY 600
The cabin of the Legacy 600 stands out in comparison to its competitors as it is curtailed specifically with the corporate traveler in mind. To start, its 1,413-cubic-foot cabin is the largest in its class when released. Helping it stand out were its three independent cabin zones that are unique to this aircraft and a first of its kind in the industry. To ensure constant connectivity, the 600 is equipped with a three-line phone system, Wi-Fi and power outlets all strategically placed throughout the cabin for your convenience.The cabin’s six-foot height provides plenty of room to stand while the width and length allow one to move around the cabin with ease. Throughout the cabin you will notice two 17″ flat-screen monitors, DVD players with individual controls, and fully reclining chairs included for maximum relaxation and enjoyment. The cabin feels even more spacious thanks to the use of wide windows and LED lighting throughout.The Legacy 600 has an astonishingly large aft baggage compartment that is easily accessible throughout the flight. Believe it or not, there is an additional 46 cu ft of storage near the flight deck. The private, fully enclosed lavatory with solid door, located in the rear of the aircraft while near the flight deck, is a large galley with a cutting board, a microwave or convection oven, three electrical outlets, and a broad range of equipment, including a refrigerator, wine chiller, a larger or second oven, or an oven/microwave combination. The galley is incredibly diverse and well-equipped to feed all of your wildest cravings.
POWER AND PERFORMANCE – LEGACY 600
The Legacy 600 has incredibly powerful engines, cutting-edge technology, and top-notch manufacturing. The 8,100 pounds of thrust provided by each of the aircraft’s two Rolls-Royce AW3007A1E engines is mind-blowing for its time Thanks to these superior engines, the Legacy 600 has a range up to 3,400 nautical miles and a maximum cruise speed of 533 knots. This enables the Legacy 600 to navigate certain Trans-Atlantic routes with absolute comfort and ease. The Legacy 600 has a certified maximum altitude of 41,000 feet and is outfitted with a trailing link landing gear which is more reliable and consistent. It’s difficult to find any problems with this executive-class beauty, which is both powerful and incredibly silent with the cabin maintaining average cabin noise level of 54dBa thanks to the acoustical insulation package.
FLIGHT DECK – LEGACY 600
Embraer, when designing the Legacy 600, made it a point to prioritize crew comfort for these long haul flights by providing a spacious cockpit and flight deck. Honeywell Primus Elite avionics suites are installed on the flight deck. A cursor control device (CCD), updated airspace operations standards, charts, and maps are all included in the system’s LCD displays. An electronic flight bag, central maintenance computer, and standby instruments system are all fully integrated. There’s also a data loader with SD card and USB connections, RNP 0.3, and XM weather capabilities. It also has SmartLanding and SmartRunway as well as WAAS/LPV, CPDLC FANS 1/A and data link recorder in the avionics. The flight deck has four major DC generators, a 12kVA auxiliary power unit generator, and two logic controllers for the electrical systems. Carbon brakes, an ice detection and prevention system, and a temperature monitoring display in the cockpit are all included in the aircraft’s standard equipment.
CHARTER A LEGACY 600
Embraer’s Legacy 600 is an incredibly innovative and advanced aircraft that disrupted the Super Midsize Jet category, so much so that most of the industry refuses to even classify it correctly. Most state it is a Heavy Jet when Embraer classifies it as a Super Midsize Jet. Regardless of the classification, the Legacy 600 has an incredibly large cabin with convenient cabin controls and technology, while outfitted with one of the most equipped galley’s to cure all your cravings. It is easy to see why the Legacy 600 has been a popular choice for executive travelers. CharterJets Inc. features the newest and highest safety rated Legacy 600’s available. Reach out today to discuss your upcoming travel!