Thu, Feb 26, 2009
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Despite the struggles of Eclipse Aviation Corporation,
culminating in this Chapter 7 liquidation, it's clear from our work
at Linear Air that the Eclipse 500 VLJ is well-worth supporting and
we believe the owners of the several hundred Eclipse 500s in the
fleet will agree."
Source: Bill Herp, CEO of Linear Air. The
air-taxi operator announced Wednesday the formation of Eclipse
Services and Support LLC, a cooperative entity intended to allow
owners of the 250+ Eclipse 500 very light jets in operation to
acquire from the now-bankrupt planemaker the intellectual property
and other assets relevant to the ongoing technical, maintenance,
parts and other support required to upgrade their aircraft to final
configuration and keep them flying into the future.
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