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ECLIPSE Eclipse 500

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EA50
Aircraft
Name Eclipse 500
Manufacturer ECLIPSE
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
WTC Light
Type code L2J
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Mass group 2


Manufacturered as:

ECLIPSE Eclipse 500


ECLIPSE Eclipse 500

ECLIPSE Eclipse 500 ECLIPSE Eclipse 500 3D

Description

The Eclipse 500 is a small six-seat business jet aircraft manufactured by Eclipse Aviation. The model 500 became the first of a new class of Very Light Jet when it was delivered in late 2006. The aircraft is powered by two lightweight Pratt & Whitney Canada PW610F turbofan engines in aft fuselage-mounted nacelles.

Technical Data

Wing span 11.4 m37.402 ft
Length 10.1 m33.136 ft
Height 3.40 m11.155 ft
Powerplant 2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PW610F turbofan engines, 4 kN each.
Engine model Pratt & Whitney Canada PW600

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 285 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 650 m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH 0.50 ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 620 m
MTOW 26002,600 kg
2.6 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL410 ROD ft/min APC
WTC L Range 12001,200 nm
2,222,400 m
2,222.4 km
7,291,338.588 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving EA50

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