13 February 2011, Singapore – In its first public appearance since delivery to the international movie star, Jackie Chan’s Legacy 650 will make its debut at the 2012 Singapore Airshow from 14 – 19 February 2012.
Identified by its distinctive ‘Dragon’ livery, Embraer Executive Jets’ brand ambassador’s ‘ideal business partner’ is also the first Legacy 650 to be displayed at the Singapore Airshow.
Having only entered into service in 2010, the Legacy 650’s advanced technology, outstanding performance and intelligent luxury, have made it an award winning jet. It was crowned “Best of the Best” in the large executive jet category by Robb Report in 2011, and in 2012 was named “Best of the Best” by the Hurun report, one of the most widely recognized indices tracking the rapid growth of China’s high-net-worth individuals.
The Legacy 650 is the latest offering in the portfolio of Executive Jets by Embraer, and part of the Legacy 600/650 program which, to date, has seen 190 units in service worldwide.
Since the entry into service of the first Legacy in Macau SAR in 2004, 18 Legacy 600/650s have been delivered and are currently in service in Asia Pacific. Most recently, 13 Legacy 650s were ordered by China’s Minsheng Financial Leasing Co, Ltd, one of the country’s leading executive jet leasing companies.
Embraer Executive Jets is now recognized as one of the top brands in the world’s business aviation market, after a decade of relentless effort since entering this market segment in 2001. Embraer is the world’s only manufacturer offering a full line of executive jets, from entry level to ultra-large aircraft, which are well-received by customers, worldwide.
Embraer Jets making their debut Singapore Airshow appearance include:
1. EMBRAER 190 commercial jet
2. Lineage 1000 executive jet
3. Legacy 650 executive jet – incidentally Jackie Chan’s personal bizjet which will make its first international public appearance since delivery to the global icon, on Friday, 3 February 2012.
The fleet will also comprise the following:
1. Phenom 100 executive jet
2. Phenom 300 executive jet
3. Legacy 500 (mock-up)