The Legacy 600 is based on the ERJ 135 model with the updated Mark I cockpit of the EMB-145. It features added range via extra fuel tanks in the tail behind the baggage compartment and forward of the wing, winglets, and an extensive drag reduction program. It is certified to 41,000-foot (12,000 m) altitude versus 37,000 feet (11,000 m) for the airline configuration. Launched in 2000 at the Farnborough Airshow, the Legacy carries 13 passengers for 3,050 nautical miles (5,650 km) or 8 passengers for 3,450 nautical miles (6,390 km). The Legacy family includes the Legacy Shuttle, which is an ERJ 135 with a 19-seat passenger cabin configuration as standard (it does not have the same range as the Legacy Executive / Legacy 600).
The Legacy 650 is a longer-range version of the Legacy 600 giving it a range capability of 7,223km (3,900nm), nonstop with four passengers, or 3,840 nm. (7,112 km.) with eight passengers, or about 500 nm (926 km.) farther than the Legacy 600.
Cruise speed: 850 km/h
Total range: 7 038 km
Service ceiling: 12,496 m (41,000 ft)
Crew: Three - pilot, co-pilot, flight attendant
Capacity: 13 passengers + 1 in cockpit jumpseat
Length: 26.33 m (86 ft 5 in)
Wingspan: 21.17 m (68 ft 11 in)
Height: 6.76 m (22 ft 2 in)
Empty weight: 16,000 kg (30,000 lb)
Max. takeoff weight: 22,500 kg (49,604 lb)
Powerplant: 2 × Rolls-Royce AE 3007/A1P turbofans, 39,2 kN (8,810 lbs) each