Eclipse Aerospace selects PW610F for Eclipse 550


Pratt & Whitney Canada PW610F engine has been selected to power thwe new Eclipse 550 aircraft

The Pratt & Whitney Canada’s
(P&WC) PW610F engine has been selected by Eclipse Aerospace to power the
next-generation Eclipse 550 twin-engine business jet. The announcement was made
during the EAA AirVenture at Oshkosh in Wisconsin.

“This agreement expands
our relationship with Eclipse Aerospace as we work together to bring this next
generation very light business jet to market,” said David Van der Wee,
vice president, business and general aviation, P&WC. “With the PW610
engine, operators get demonstrated performance and efficiency with the
dependability that is the hallmark of Pratt & Whitney Canada.”

Van der Wee continued “We
stand behind our products with proactive, flexible customer service and
aftermarket solutions to keep our customers flying and eliminate
downtime,” added Van der Wee. “With our comprehensive support
capability, we are available around the clock and around the world with
flexible service solutions to support our customers.”

“Powered by the PW610F
engines, our Eclipse Jet has amazingly efficient fuel consumption that
continues to excite our customers. We look forward with equal excitement as we
expand our relationship with P&WC through this agreement,” added Mason
Holland chief executive of Eclipse Aerospace, Inc.