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Embraer Executive Jets announced today that it has begun deliveries of its newest business jet, the Legacy 450. The first aircraft was delivered to LMG, an industry leader delivering show technology for corporate meetings, trade shows, live broadcasts and specialty events. The U.S. provider of video, audio, lighting and audiovisual support is headquartered in Orlando, with additional offices in Las Vegas, Nashville, Dallas and Detroit.
“The Legacy 450 was designed to be a game changer in its category to delight our customers with all innovation that distinguishes us from the competitors,” said Marco Tulio Pellegrini, President & CEO, Embraer Executive Jets. “The delivery of the first Legacy 450 is a remarkable milestone for Embraer, and we are excited to share this moment with LMG, which today received an aircraft that offers outstanding performance and cutting-edge technology.”
The Legacy 450 is the first mid-light business jet to feature digital flight controls with full fly-by-wire technology with a best-in-class 6-foot-tall flat-floor cabin. The aircraft has met or exceeded all design goals and was recently certified by the world’s major aviation safety agencies. The serialized production began shortly after the Legacy 450 received the aeronautical authorities’ approval and meets the company’s commitment to delivering the first aircraft in the fourth quarter of 2015.
“We are excited to be the very first customer to take delivery of a Legacy 450, an incredible business jet that fulfills all of our needs”, said Les Goldberg, LMG CEO. “This new-generation aircraft is unique in its class, and we are thrilled with our new partnership with Embraer which, like us, seeks to go ‘Beyond Technology’ by providing innovative solutions you can trust.”
LMG is divided into three business segments – show technology, systems integration, and touring. Although three distinct divisions, each has the common mission to go beyond technology as a global leader by introducing innovative solutions you can trust, through a distinctive approach to quality, service, and support.
LMG was founded in 1984 in a one-room Orlando office where 17-year-old high school student Les Goldberg began renting out an Aqua Star 3B video projector. As more rental equipment was added, there client list grew substantially. Now, 32 years later, LMG handles much more than just rental gear. Our partnerships with high-caliber clients, working on events for Cisco, HP, IBM, SAP and Ernst & Young, remains the same.
About the Legacy 450
The Legacy 450 is a mid-light business jet with a best-in-class 6-foot-tall flat-floor cabin. Four fully reclining club seats may be berthed into two beds for complete rest in a 6,000-foot cabin altitude. The optional in-flight entertainment system consists of a high-definition video system, surround sound, and multiple audio and video input options. Voice and data communications options are also available. The cabin includes a refreshment center at the entrance, a rear private lavatory with a vacuum toilet and an in-flight-accessible baggage area. The total baggage space is the largest in the aircraft’s category.
The Legacy 450 is the first business aircraft in its segment with full fly-by-wire technology, featuring side-stick flight controls, the state-of-the-art Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion avionics suite with four 15.1-inch high-resolution LCD displays, and paperless operations capability, with graphical flight planning, Jeppesen charts and maps and a synthetic vision system. The optional Embraer Enhanced Vision System (E2VS) features a Head-up Display (HUD) and an Enhanced Video System (EVS).
The Legacy 450 is powered by two advanced, fuel-efficient Honeywell HTF 7500E turbofan engines, the greenest in their class.