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Eclipse 550 | BusinessJet.com

Eclipse 550

Eclipse 550

The Eclipse 550 is the new production five- person twin-engine business jet from Eclipse Aerospace.

With the ability to fly at altitudes up to 41,000 feet at a max cruise of 430 mph, all while consuming a mere 59 gallons of fuel per hour, the Eclipse 550 is the most efficient twin-engine jet on the planet. The plain fact that this capability is available in an aircraft that is hundreds of thousands of dollars less expensive than its nearest competitor, and that its operating costs are 35% lower than its nearest competitor, is no small feat. When you add to that safety features such as Auto Throttles, Dual Integrated Flight Management Systems, Synthetic Vision, and Enhanced Vision, features typically found only in commercial and military aircraft, you begin to understand that the Eclipse 550 will truly change the way the world looks at general aviation jet aircraft.

Eclipse set out to design the most cost-efficient, technologically advanced twin-engine jet aircraft in the world — and we succeeded. We built an aircraft that fits 70% of all general aviation mission profiles (according to the NBAA, this mission would be less than 750 nm with three or fewer passengers), and we did it without compromising on safety, comfort, or our continued dedication to be environmentally responsible. Follow the links above to learn more about the features, economics, and safety of the Eclipse 550 twin-engine jet.
The Eclipse Jet travels at speeds up to 430 mph (375 knots),

a full 40dB lower than stringent Level 4 Noise Requirements

The P&WC 610F engines consume less fuel in an hour’s flight than some jets consume taxiing to the end of the runway for takeoff.  Direct Operating Cost (DOC) of less than $650 per flight hour.

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