Embraer has delivered the first of its new Praetor 600 super-midsize twinjets in a ceremony at its São José dos Campos facility in Brazil. The aircraft, handed over to an undisclosed European customer, rolled off the hybrid assembly line that also produces the Legacy 450 and Legacy 500.
The first super-mid with full fly-by-wire and turbulence-reduction technology, the Praetor 600, which made its debut at NBAA’s annual convention last year, received certification from ANAC, FAA, and EASA earlier this year, the first in its category to be certified since 2014.
With an intercontinental range of 4,018 nm (four passengers, NBAA IFR reserves), the Praetor 600 claims the longest legs in its class, able to link Dubai and London; Paris and New York; and São Paulo with Miami, non-stop.
The aircraft, which will also be assembled at the airframer’s Melbourne, Florida, production facility, offers a 5,800-foot cabin altitude and a six-foot-high flat-floor cabin.
“We are thrilled to deliver the first Praetor 600 and we are confident that our customer will be fascinated with the most disruptive and technologically advanced super-midsize business jet to enter the market,” said Michael Amalfitano, president and CEO of Embraer Executive Jets, adding that “the aircraft is certain to create a new value experience for its customers and help them outperform in their business and personal endeavors.”