First Fractional Eclipse 500 Delivered

 - November 26, 2007, 8:24 AM

Light aircraft fractional provider OurPlane last month took delivery of the first Eclipse 500 that will be operated under Part 91K fractional aircraft ownership rules. The very light jet (VLJ), Eclipse 500 S/N 066, is based at SheltAir at Jacksonville International Airport for a corporate customer. According to OurPlane, the event marks the launch of the company’s nationwide fractional VLJ aircraft service. The cost for an Eclipse 500 share is around $521,000, with fixed costs of $3,999 for 150 hours of annual flying time, according to OurPlane president and CEO Graham Casson.