Is Eclipse Aerospace still in business?

The company – owned by Cirrus co-founder Alan Klapmeier – was finally liquidated earlier this month. Eclipse Aviation’s assets were then acquired after a Chapter 7 winding-up procedure by a new entity called Eclipse Aerospace, which seven years later merged with Klapmeier’s existing business to form One Aviation.

What happened to the Eclipse jet?

The company was important for helping usher in a new category of small jets when the Eclipse 500 was first delivered in 2006….Eclipse Aviation.

Type Private
Fate Chapter 7 bankruptcy
Successor Eclipse Aerospace
Headquarters Albuquerque, New Mexico , United States
Key people Vern Raburn, Founder & CEO Roel Pieper, CEO from 2008

How much is a new Eclipse jet?

Eclipse 500 Cost to Own Acquisition cost for the Eclipse 500 sits between $700,000-$1 million, less than competition such as the Cirrus Vision ($1.9-$2.0 million) and Citation Mustang ($2.9-$3.1 million).

Are Eclipse jets still made?

Production of the Eclipse 500 was halted in October 2008 due to lack of funding and the company entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy on 25 November 2008. In April 2015 Eclipse Aerospace was merged with Kestrel Aircraft to form One Aviation, which entered Chapter 7 bankruptcy in February 2021.

Who manufactures the Eclipse Jet?

Eclipse Aviation
Eclipse AerospaceWilliams International
Eclipse 500/Manufacturers

How many Eclipse jets are there?

As of May 2021, the FAA registry shows 22 Eclipses, ranging from the earliest models to the most recent Eclipse 550 standard, registered to TAK Aviation.

Why did Eclipse Aviation fail?

To get to the massive production levels the price had to be impossibly low so thousands would buy before production even began. The flaw in this logic is that airplanes, even at rates of 2,000 or more per year that Eclipse planned, do not deliver large economies of scale.

How much is a used Eclipse jet?

A new 2014 Eclipse 550 jet for sale has a list price of $2.895m, while the cost of a used Eclipse EA500 ranges between $650k (2006 year model) and $850k (2008 year model).

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How far can a Cirrus Vision jet fly?

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Does the Eclipse 500 have a toilet?

The Eclipse 500, which costs about $1.5 million, does not have a lavatory.

How much does an Eclipse jet cost?

You Can Now Lease an Eclipse 550 Personal Jet for Just $40,000.