During the first International Eclipse Dealer and Sales Conference held last 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.
Brazilian airframer Embraer will celebrate its 50th anniversary next year. Its first three decades were focused on military and civil transport offerings, but the beginning of the 21st Century saw it test the business jet market waters with the Legacy Executive, later renamed the Legacy 600.
Text: Agencies France's Dassault Aviation has unveiled its new 16-passenger business jet, the Falcon 5X, which will cost $45 million and take its first flight in the first quarter of 2015. We take a tour of the latest business jet from Dassault's stable: Image: Dassault Aviation Falcon 5X business jet