Embraer jets have announced that on August 31st 2015, they have received type certification from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The approval comes a few weeks after the aircraft earned certification from ANAC, Brazil’s Civil Aeronautics Authority. 

“The FAA certification highlights our commitment to delivering innovative products that go beyond customer expectations. With its unique features, the Legacy 450 offers outstanding technology and performance, along with unsurpassed comfort and style,” said Marco Tulio Pellegrini, President & CEO of Embraer Executive Jets. “The Legacy 450 is the first mid-light jet with full fly-by-wire technology and side-stick flight controls, which makes it easier to fly. The digital controls produce a smoother flight, improve performance, and reduce pilot workload.”

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