Eclipse 550 Jet Powered Up on Its Way to First Delivery

Eclipse Aerospace, Inc. celebrates a major production milestone - the first power up of the new production Eclipse 550 Twin-Engine Jet. Thefirst production Eclipse 550 aircraft successfully powered up its two Pratt & Whitney PW610F engines, and the aircraft systems came on line today at the company's facility in Albuquerque, N.M.

Eclipse Submits RFI to USAF Request for Very Light Jet Fleet

Albuquerque, NM, January 7, 2013- Eclipse Aerospace responded today to the U.S. Air Force's Request for Information (RFI) for a large fleet of Very Light Jets (VLJ) to support their Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training (SUPT) Multi-place Training Track. Eclipse Aerospace's proposed solution could save 13 million gallons of jet fuel per year.

Honda Aircraft Company Sends 500 Care Packages to Deployed North Carolina-Based Troops

Company associates show support for U.S. service members serving overseas

GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec. 5, 2012 – Honda Aircraft Company conducted "Operation Deep Appreciation" yesterday at its world headquarters in Greensboro, N.C. The company shipped 500 care packages to North Carolina-based troops on active duty in Afghanistan and Kuwait as part of the company-wide effort. Now in its fourth year, "Operation Deep Appreciation" offers Honda Aircraft associates the opportunity to express their support and gratitude for deployed United States servicemen and servicewomen during the holiday season.

Eclipse Reveals Lexavia as Enhanced Vision Supplier

ORLANDO, FL — October 31, 2012 — Eclipse Aerospace, Inc. is  excited to announce a supplier contract with Lexavia Systems for the  Enhanced Vision system in the Eclipse 550 Jet, scheduled for first  delivery in the third quarter of 2013.

Honda Aircraft Company begins HondaJet Production Highlights Program Progress at NBAA 2012

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 29, 2012 – Honda Aircraft Company announced today that it has commenced production on the much anticipated HondaJet, the world's most advanced light jet.  During a press conference at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) annual meeting and convention in Orlando, Fla., the company also highlighted key testing milestones that have been successfully accomplished with the HondaJet moving closer to certification and delivery.

Eclipse Announces Official Start of Production of 550 Model

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — June 4, 2012 — During the first International Eclipse Dealer and Sales Conference held this past Friday in Albuquerque, Eclipse Aerospace, Inc., manufacturer of the world’s first very light jet (VLJ), announced the official launch of initial production of the new model Eclipse 550 twin–engine jet.

Fourth FAA-Conforming HondaJet Achieves Its First Flight

Momentum Toward Certification

Geneva, Switzerland – May 13, 2012 - Honda Aircraft Company today announced that its fourth conforming HondaJet aircraft, referred to as "F3," successfully completed its first flight last week on May 4, 2012. This first flight milestone was a key highlight amongst many, in an overall program update the company reported in a briefing at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exposition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland, underscoring the HondaJet's progress and momentum toward certification.

HondaJet Product, Program and Entry-Into-Service News at EBACE

Includes New Garmin G3000 Display Format and New Cabin Management System

Geneva, Switzerland – May 13, 2012 - Honda Aircraft Company today made several announcements during its media briefing at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exposition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland, that underscore progress and momentum toward certification of the HondaJet light business jet.