Eclipse 550 production started


Company begins production of the new VLJ

Eclipse 550 first fuselageEclipse Aerospace announced
the official launch at the first International Eclipse dealer and sales conference
of the new Eclipse 550 twin engine jet.  

Eclipse dealers representing
the United States
and over 30 different countries were on hand as the management team and board
of directors for Eclipse Aerospace all signed the fuselage of the first
production aircraft, Serial Number 1001. The ceremony continued with the
Eclipse production team officially mating the forward keel assembly to the

Eclipse now has an established
supply chain, a new FAA production certificate and a certified airframe, the
company is officially back in production with deliveries beginning in 2013.

Photograph: Mason Holland, chief executive officer of Eclipse Aerospace signing the first fuselage