Jackie Chan has a lot of money to spend. So he bought a jet for $20 million. He is the first Chinese customer to take the delivery of the Embraer Legacy 500 Business Jet. Here's checking out his spanking new private jet:
Incidentally, he's also the brand ambassador for the Brazilian Embraer Aerospace. They make commercial, private, and military airplanes.
It's also not his first jet. He bought the Embraer Legacy 650 in 2012.
The Embraer 500 can travel up to 3,600 miles and is powered by two Honeywell HTF75000E turbofan engines that produce 7,000 pounds of thrust each.
It holds 12 people, but most people who use it only fit 8 to make it more spacious.
It reaches a maximum speed of .83 times the speed of sound and flies at an altitude of 45,000 feet.
The jet can pressurize the cabin at an altitude of 6,000 feet, compared to commercial airliners that usually pressurize at 8,000 feet.
It comes with put-together beds, a bathroom in the back, and a kitchen in the front.
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