31/12/06: Eclipse Aviation Delivers First Customer Eclipse 500: Company kicks off an aggressive delivery schedule fueled by a modern manufacturing infrastructure
ALBUQUERQUE, NM — December 31, 2006 — Eclipse Aviation, manufacturer of the world’s first very light jet (VLJ), delivered its first customer aircraft today at its headquarters in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Ramping up to fulfill the backlog of more than 2,500 aircraft, the company already has 37 additional aircraft on its production line in various stages of assembly. Seven of these aircraft have completed final assembly and are being prepared for delivery. In the coming days, Eclipse will hold a delivery ceremony at the company headquarters.