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Embraer Legacy 650

2010 – 2017

Key Facts

  • The Embraer Legacy 650 is a large jet manufactured by Embraer between 2010 and 2017.
  • The Embraer Legacy 650 is powered by two Rolls Royce BR 725 A1-12 engines, resulting in an hourly fuel burn of 362 Gallons per Hour.
  • Capable of cruising at up to 456 knots, the Embraer Legacy 650 can fly non-stop for up to 3900 nautical miles.
  • The aircraft can carry up to 19 passengers.
  • The Embraer Legacy 650 has an estimated hourly charter price of $7000, with a new list price of $32 million at the time of manufacture.

Overview & History

A large jet with incredible range, comfort, and productivity. The legacy 650 is an extended-range derivative of the Legacy 600.

It has the additional range to the Legacy 600 and the baggage compartment is the largest in its class and fully accessible during flights.

Legacy 650 is a large business jet developed by Embraer. Following the completion of its maiden flight in September 2009, the aircraft entered into service in late 2010.

The aircraft received type certifications from the National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC), Brazil, and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) in October 2010.

The ANAC also certified the Legacy 650 for High Altitude Landing and Takeoff (HALTO) operations in August 2012. In addition, the aircraft received type certification from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in February 2011.

Embraer Legacy 650 Performance

The Legacy 650 has an impressive range of 3,900 nautical miles, which allows the aircraft to easily cross the Atlantic.

And even with a maximum passenger capacity of fourteen, the 650 can fly 3,500 nautical miles nonstop.

To facilitate long-distance travel, this executive transport features auxiliary fuel tanks as well as winglets to reduce excessive drag.

Two Rolls Royce AE3007A2 engines provide 9,020 pounds of thrust each, which enables the additional range capabilities and performance characteristics for which the 650 is known.

Built upon the foundation of an already successful executive aircraft, the additional range, comfort features, and performance characteristics are just the icing on the cake.

Cruise speed of Mach 0.80, the service ceiling of the aircraft is 12,497m.

The landing distance of the aircraft is 5,741ft (1,750m) and the takeoff distance is 5,741ft (1,750m). The operating altitude is 41,000ft (12,497m).

The take-off weight of Legacy 650 is 53,572lb (24,300kg), while its landing weight is 44,092lb (20,000kg).

The aircraft has a zero fuel weight of 36,155lb (16,400kg).

Embraer Legacy 650 Interior

The aircraft has three spacious cabin zones, which provide seating for up to 14 people.

The Honeywell Ovation Select cabin management system is installed in the refined Legacy 650, which was introduced as a special edition in 2012.

The aircraft has a total of 22 windows, which provide abundant natural light in the cabin.

The cabin features fully berthing seats, as well as a spacious and fully equipped galley, and the largest lavatory in its class.

An optional forward lavatory can also be included. The cabin has a baggage compartment with a space of 240ft3 (6.8m3) and internal storage space of about 46ft3 (1.3m3).

The galley features a touchscreen monitor for master control of the cabin systems, refrigerator or wine chiller, coffee brewer or Espresso machines, microwave, and three power outlets.

The cabin management system in the refined version offers passenger controls at all seats, iPod/iPhone docking stations, Blu-ray players, radio, 3D maps, and wireless remote control.

The interiors are also improved in the refined version, with 12 new veneer choices, six stone flooring choices, protective vinyl carpeting, and a satin finish.


The aircraft features a large cockpit with a spacious flight deck that is equipped with a Honeywell Primus Elite avionics suite.

The flight deck avionics include LCD displays with Cursor Control Device (CCD), new airspace operations standards, and charts and maps capability.

The avionics system also features an integrated stand-by instruments system, electronic flight bag, and central maintenance computer, coupled VNAV, data loader 1000 with SD card and USB ports, RNP 0.3, and XM weather capability.

In addition, the avionics systems include a dual inertial reference system, dual FMS/GPS, data link recorder, and so on.

The flight deck in the 2012 refined Legacy 650 version is equipped with Honeywell’s SmartRunwayTM and SmartLandingTM systems, which improve the situational awareness of the flight crew.

Embraer Legacy 650 Charter Cost

The cost to charter the Legacy 650 starts at around $7,000 an hour.

Hourly charter rates do not include all taxes, fuel, and other fees. Charter costs will vary based on year of make/model, schedule, routing, passenger & baggage totals, and other factors.

Purchase Price

The acquisition cost for this jet typically ranges from $19-20 million.

The price of a jet depends on the production year; it can also go above the given range if the production is new.

It will cost buyers around $1.7 million per year which includes fuel, crew members, and maintenance, etc.

The price of a pre-owned aircraft can be within $12-14 million.






Range: 3,900 nm Number of Passengers: 19 Baggage Capacity: 286 Cubic Feet
Cruise Speed: 459 knots Cabin Pressure: 8.4 PSI Max Take-Off Weight: 53,572 lbs
Ceiling: 41,000 feet Cabin Altitude: 6,000 feet Max Landing Weight: 44,092 lbs
Take-Off Distance: 5,741 feet Production Start: 2010
Landing Distance: 2,346 feet Production End: 2017




Exterior Length: 99.6 feet Engine Manufacturer: Rolls-Royce
Exterior Height: 25.7 feet Engine Model: AE3007A2
Wingspan: 93.7 feet Fuel Burn: 362 Gallons per Hour
Interior Length: 49.8 feet
Interior Width: 6.9 feet
Interior Height: 6 feet
Interior/Exterior Ratio: 50%


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