Description of ECLIPSE 500
Produced by Eclipse Aviation from 2001 to 2008, its official name is the Eclipse Aerospace EA500. This twin-engine business jet, operated by two pilots, can cover a distance of 1,900 km in 2.5 hours at 685 km/h in a cabin optimised to its maximum of 3.78 metres and 1.3 metres in height.
It is an aircraft belonging to the Very Light Jet category, it has a low weight. It is one of the first of its generation, thus opening the way to this type of private jet.
Despite its light weight, it is capable of flying distances of between 1000 and 1500 kilometres. It is ideal for very short distances with several stops. It is a real pleasure for private leisure flights such as a flight over the Bay of Nice or a lunch in Cannes from Geneva. The Eclipse 500 is very popular for a Nice – Ajaccio flight.