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News: Embraer Drops Cabin Altitude Comfort On Legacy 450; 500

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  1. Cabin Altitude Shrinks On Legacy 450; 500
    Embraer has achieved a much lower cabin altitude on their Legacy 450 and 500 midsize models. The cabin altitude comfort levels has been increased by shaving 200 feet off the original figure 6,000 feet. The cabin altitude experienced on the Legacy 450 and 500 is now 5,800 feet and should result in passengers feeling a bit more refreshed. The current maximum cabin altitude of the Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 is 6,000 ft (1.828 m) when flying at 45,000 ft (13.716 m). The cabin pressurization differential was increased from 9.3 psi to 9.73 psi to reduce the maximum cabin altitude to 5,800 ft. The aircraft’s environmental control system also preserves a sea-level cabin altitude while flying under 27,050 ft (8.245 m).
  2. “With our focus on value, the Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 are setting new standards for the midsize cabin segments,” said Michael Amalfitano, President & CEO, Embraer Executive Jets. “These aircraft are beautifully designed and brilliantly engineered, and they will continue to elevate the experience that we provide our customers.”Launched in 2008, the Legacy 500 and Legacy 450 entered the market in 2014 and 2015, respectively. Deliveries of these aircraft with new the cabin altitude enhancement will commence in the first quarter of 2018 when the upgrade also becomes available to the installed fleet.

    For more information:

    Embraer Brasileira
    de Aeronautica S.A.
    Avenida Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 2170
    São Paulo, São José dos Campos
    12227-901 Brazil

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