Eclipse maintains VLJ lead with new order

Aviation International News » June 2007
May 31, 2007, 6:33 AM

Eclipse Aviation’s announcement of a 180-airplane order at EBACE signaled the launch of a very light jet (VLJ) air-taxi operation that will be based in Turkey. The order was placed by Eclipse Eastern European distributor Etirc Aviation, which will also be responsible for helping Eclipse obtain Turkish certification of the Model 500. Etirc’s order is dedicated entirely to the Turkish air-taxi operation, which the company will manage in partnership with Atasay, a jewelry manufacturer led by CEO Cihan Kamer. The Eclipse order book now stands at just under 2,700 airplanes.

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