40,000 Posts!! Next Fly-In Scheduled for May 14-17, 2014

While the home page of the Eclipse Owners Club is not very active, our forums continue to be a lively interchange among owners, potential owners and other interested parties. If you are interested in learning more about the Eclipse (as a newbie or a 3,000 hour Eclipse pilot) join the discussion in our forums. If you are quick you might be able to make the 40,000th post!

Save the date:

More than 40 Eclipse aircraft and over 130 Eclipse owners/pilots/spouses enjoyed an outstanding three days of seminars, presentations and discussions at the Fall Fly-In at Branson, Missouri. The activities were highlighted by an exceptional Radar course, maintenance panel, training discussion, and real world "what-if" seminar. Eclipse Aerospace gave a preview of all the new upgrades and innovations that will be available to Eclipse owners, including anti-skid brakes. Everyone who attended felt it was one of the best aviation events of its kind. Get more information and read more about all the activities in the forum.

Eclipse News Summary

- Eclipse Aerospace has started production on its first Eclipse 550 Aircraft in its production facilities in Albuquerque, NM. The first delivery is expected in mid 2013.

- Eclipse Aerospace hits a MAJOR milestone with the FAA issuing a production certificate for producing the Eclipse 550 aircraft. Read More.

- With the Eclipse going back into production, Sikorsky as a partner, IFMS, PhostrEx and new combustion liners restoring flight to FL410 FAA certified, well over 160 airplanes "completed" and several other improvements on the radar screen, 2012 is the best year yet for this fun-to-fly little gem of a jet!

- PC Jet Trading has put together a Market Update for Eclipse 500 planes, download it here. It is a must read!

Join E5C Today!

The Eclipse Owners Club (E5C) offers a vast amount of essential information about the Eclipse 500 and Eclipse 550 aircraft for owners, pilots and aviation enthusiasts who want to learn more about this incredible aircraft.

In the last year E5C has gained 122 new paid members. Judging by the questions on our forums, many of our new members are either prospective buyers or new owners of Eclipses; it is especially exciting to see the transition of a new member asking about buying a plane, then asking new-owner questions!

We welcome all of our new members and encourage anyone interested in buying this fantastic aircraft to join and learn more about the plane to help with your purchase decision.

Club members have contributed more than 25,000 posts to the forum covering every subject matter including safety, training, operations, parts, service, modifications and much more . This is the most extensive body of information and reference material that anyone could imagine concerning the Eclipse 500 aircraft, making the E5C the perfect place for Eclipse owners, pilots and potential owners.

It only costs $125 to join and get immediate access to all the forums, databases, articles, and extensive library of materials. Click here to Join today!


*Plane Close up

Giuseppe Caltabiano’s New Photo Camel The next generation pilot Tim Musgrave’s New Photo
Unveiling 1 Shari Meyers New Photo Mid & Aft Cabin Seating Family (Support Team)
In the clouds Side View over Desert Blue Sky Plane Over the Mountains
*Plane Close up Flyin Over the Desert 2 more try

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AVWeb has excellent article on Eclipse

December 22, 2012

AvWeb has published an outstanding summary of where the Eclipse stands today.
Click HERE to link to the article.

FAA issues Production Certificate to Eclipse Aerospace

April 25, 2012

The FAA has issued a production certificate to Eclipse Aerospace to produce the Eclipse 550 aircraft.

Eclipse Jet Orders Reopened For New Aircraft

October 10, 2011

E550 to begin deliveries in 2013

Eclipse 500 returns to FL410

July 25, 2011

Eclipse Aerospace is proud to announce FAA approval for all Eclipse Jets to return to a maximum certified service ceiling of 41,000 feet upon the installation of the recently recertified engine combustion liners.

PhostrEx Receives FAA Approval

June 23, 2011

Good things come to all that wait smile!


February 02, 2012

first to record over 500 Knots ground speed

Pat Lebel’s Pinch Hitter Experience

July 10, 2011

Pinch Hitter course July 5, 2011
I can’t stop talking about my amazing pinch hitter course I did with Greg Webster on this Tuesday and Wednesday!

2nd Annual Eclipse Fly-In Summary

May 21, 2011

More than 100 E5C members and spouses attended the Fly-In at Eclipse headquarters in mid-May.

Market Update

January 03, 2011

The used Eclipse aircraft market has been a roller coaster this past year. Here are my thoughts on what is happening.

Member Jerry Bogartz Ferries E50 from Europe

September 24, 2010

E5C member Jerry Bogartz ferried an Eclipse 500 from Paris, France to Boca Raton. Read his story and see the pictures.

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