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Eclipse 500 Private Jet Charter

The Eclipse 500 is a twin-engine private jet capable of accommodating up to six passengers and two crew members in complete comfort.

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Eclipse 500 Private Jet Charter Flights and Prices

The Eclipse 500 is a twin-engine private jet capable of accommodating up to six passengers and two crew members in complete comfort.

The average hourly rental rate of the Eclipse 500 is around 2,500 USD per hour.

Aircraft Size

Aircraft size English Metric
Length 33.44 ft 10.18 m
Wing Span 37.94 ft 11.56 m
Height 10.98 ft 3.34 m
Bag. Capacity 15.9 ft³ 0.44 m³

Cabin Size

Cabin size English Metric
Length 12.34 ft 3.76 m
Width 4.66 ft 1.42 m
Height 4.18 ft 1.26 m
Area 158.92 ft³ 4.5 m³

Aircraft Seats

Layout Seats
Max Seating 6
Typical Seating 4
Pilots 2

Average Prices

Purchase New 2,200,000 USD 1,650,000 EUR
Purchase Used 850,000 USD 640,000 EUR
Hourly rate 2,500 USD/hour 2,500 EUR/hour

Performance Specifications

Performance English Metric
IFR Range 1125 nm 2084 km
Cruise Speed 370 KTAS 687 km/h
Certified Ceiling 41000 ft 12497 m
Rate of Climb 1044 ft/m 318 m/m
Takeoff Distance 2342 ft 714 m
Landing Distance 2668 ft 813 m
Max Takeoff Weight 5995 lbs 2719 kg
Max Landing Weight 5600 lbs 2540 kg
Useful Weight 2200 lbs 998 kg
Payload with Full Fuel 514 lbs 233 kg

More about the Eclipse 500

The Eclipse 500 is a very light jet that feels more like a light jet, without the steeper price tag. Economical, straightforward, and fast, the aircraft is ideal for short to medium range trips with up to six passengers. Among its most impressive traits, the Eclipse 500 has superior fuel economy, runway performance, cost-efficiency, and advanced avionics when compared to light jets. For a very light jet, the Eclipse 500 has relatively high speeds, able to maintain a cruising speed of up to 370 ktas. Its lightweight, aerodynamic frame enables the aircraft to keep up with larger jets despite its smaller engines. Although it may not arrive at its destination quite as quickly as larger, more powerful jets, its operating costs are significantly lower, sometimes resulting in up to 40% less fuel burn. Each of these assets makes the Eclipse 500 one of the most flexible very light jets available on the marketplace and is an efficient solution for nearly any trip within its range. While some travelers are willing to pay more for a larger cabin or longer range, the Eclipse 500 is a very attractive value option.

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Key Features of the Eclipse 500

Another notable feature of the Eclipse 500 is its extremely advanced avionics suite. Featuring state-of- the-art Avio NG avionics, the Eclipse 500's cockpit brings "total aircraft integration" to a whole new level. Consolidating virtually all of the aircraft's systems into an elegant yet concise control panel, Eclipse 500 operators will have control over engines, landing gear, fuel systems, electrical systems, navigational instruments, and communications, all within one central management system. The goal of this avionics package is to decrease pilot workload while increasing situational awareness and efficiency. It gives optimal control over each of the vital flight systems without inundating the pilot with unnecessary tasks or information. These innovative digital displays also provide increased visibility in poor weather conditions and take great strides in ensuring maximum safety during flights. In recent years, the Eclipse 500 has proven to be a hugely popular aircraft, selling countless models across the globe. The reasons for this are no mystery however and the Eclipse 500 is sure to continue to be one of the most desirable very light jets on the market.

Capabilities of the Eclipse 500

Although very light jets are not often known for their brawn, the Eclipse 500 is surprisingly powerful for an aircraft in its class. The model utilizes twin Pratt & Whitney Canada PW610F engines, which were purposefully designed to be used specifically in very light jets. These lightweight engines provide a surprising 900 pounds of thrust each, giving the Eclipse 500 the power it needs to keep up with larger jets. This power is not just important for speed, but also for the excellent runway performance that Eclipse 500 lists among its principal strengths. Under normal conditions at sea level, the aircraft requires just 2,342 feet of runway space to take off. This allows the aircraft to effectively takeoff at virtually any airport, which is a luxury not many aircraft can afford. With access to smaller airports, the Eclipse 500 has nearly limitless options when landing as close as possible to the final destination is necessary. This flexibility complements the Eclipse 500's already efficient package, saving valuable time and money for its passengers.

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