Eclipse Aerospace is restarting production of its very light jet. The company has begun taking orders for the Eclipse 550, based on the 500. The 550 will feature integrated avionics by IS&S, auto-throttles and FAR Part 135 upgrades. The aircraft will be priced at $2.695 million in 2011 dollars. Mason Holland, chairman and CEO of Eclipse Aerospace would not say when production of the Eclipse 550 would start or how many aircraft he expects to deliver the first year. He did project average ...


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