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Ascension Air launches Eclipse 550 timeshare program

Ascension Air launches Eclipse 550 timeshare program

Ascension Air is launching Contrails, a new personally-flown jet timeshare program featuring the new Eclipse 550 twin-engine jet from ONE Aviation Corp. “Building on the great success of our Cirrus timeshare programs based in Atlanta and Ft. Lauderdale, our new

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Linear Air leads US air taxi revolution

Linear Air leads US air taxi revolution

William Herp has spent the morning shovelling snow. Ever since the winter storm innocuously known as Juno laid a thick white blanket over most of the north-east US, many Americans – like Herp – have been forced to change travel

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Eclipse names second European Gold service centre

Eclipse names second European Gold service centre

Eclipse names its second European Gold service centre for the Eclipse 500 and Eclipse 550. Eclipse Aerospace has appointed General Enterprises, based at Groningen Airport in the Netherlands, to provide maintenance, inspections, parts and warranty support, as well as AOG

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Business jets shine at 2014 Farnborough International Airshow

Business jets shine at 2014 Farnborough International Airshow

Not often at an international airshow does a smaller business aircraft manufacturer make the biggest headlines but it happened at the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow. Something rare happened last week at the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow. Piaggio Aero, manufacturer of

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Eclipse Aerospace delivers first Eclipse 550 jet

Eclipse Aerospace delivers first Eclipse 550 jet

Eclipse Aerospace has delivered the first Eclipse 550 twin-engine private jet to a customer in Alburquerque, New Mexico. MUST READ: Eclipse Aerospace: Selling the sausage, not the sizzle Mason Holland, CEO of Eclipse Aerospace, describes the Eclipse 550 as a

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Eclipse Aviation: Selling the sausage, not the sizzle

Eclipse Aviation: Selling the sausage, not the sizzle

Eclipse Aviation launched with so much sizzle that people are missing what a really good sausages the Eclipse 550 is. I have been at Heli-Expo – the world’s largest helicopter exhibition – this week and it was an extremely upbeat

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Flying private with Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson

Flying private with Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson

Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson flies Corporate Jet Investor from Blackbushe Airport, near London, to St Athan-Cardiff on the Total Eclipse business jet. I should probably admit right from the start that I was a little bit skeptical about flying on

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Eclipse 550 certified for auto throttle and anti-skid brake

Eclipse 550 certified for auto throttle and anti-skid brake

The Eclipse 550 jet receives two FAA supplemental type certificates. Eclipse Aerospace has received supplemental type certificates (STC) for both the auto throttle and anti-skid brake (ASB) systems for the Eclipse 550 jet. MUST-READ: Aeris launches innovative European aircraft dealership

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Private jets on track for lowest deliveries in nine years

Private jets on track for lowest deliveries in nine years

Although the final numbers are unknown, it looks as though 2013 was the worst year for new private jet deliveries in nine years. UPDATE: Parts of this article have been revised to reflect the fact that Cessna began delivering the

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Vive la différence! Business jet manufacturers go their own way

Vive la différence! Business jet manufacturers go their own way

The business jet market is going through an unusual stage at the moment, with manufacturers taking very different approaches to each other. When industries mature it often becomes difficult for buyers to differentiate between the main competitors. If you look

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