Eclipse 550. Specification. Photography
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Eclipse 550. Specification. Photography

Eclipse 550. Specification. Photography

Eclipse 550 - American lightweight twin-engine jet airliner manufactured aircraft manufacturer Eclipse Aerospace to 2013 years.

Photo Eclipse 550

Easy jet Eclipse 550 is a revised version 500-th model, with a number of modern improvements, improvements and modifications that resulted in a single model. Development was done in his early 2010 years, but later the program was minimized for a few months, but already in the early 2013, the first finished model aircraft has been presented numerous public.

Eclipse 550 photo

Direct changes to the design of the Eclipse 550 aircraft compared to the base model has not undergone, however, the model has become more technically advanced and equipped with modern avionics. Production of the Eclipse 550 aircraft began in the middle of the 2013 of the year, and at the beginning of 2014, there were already 10 units produced in the world, which were mostly used by private owners.

The power plant of the American Eclipse 550 aircraft is represented by two Pratt & Whitney Canada PW610F turbofan engines, which allow the development of thrust in 8 kN when working together, which is enough for air travel at speeds up to 694 km / h (maximum flight speed), as well as for distances to 2084 km with transportation on your board to 6 people (including one pilot). Due to the operation of these low-power engines, fuel consumption is minimal, which makes the operation of the Eclipse 550 aircraft quite economical, and in addition, the aircraft engines used are very simple and inexpensive to maintain.

Salon Eclipse 550

The Eclipse 550 aircraft is fairly easily controlled, and at the same time, it is quite maneuverable, which ensures quite high popularity among customers - by the end of 2015, the American aircraft manufacturers from Eclipse Aerospace started producing 40 aircraft per year, at an average cost of one unit in 3 million dollars.

Eclipse 550 perfectly as a means of business aviation as able to travel long distances, providing passengers comfortable air travel. Options salon Eclipse 550 already includes two ready-made designs, but, if necessary, aircraft manufacturers can produce a special trim on the agreement with the customer directly.

One of the negative aspects of the aircraft Eclipse 550 is a small luggage compartment and a small payload, to take on board, but taking into account other characteristics vohdushnogo vessel, it has little effect on complaints among owners

Cab drivers, despite the rather small size of the aircraft, is quite large, with, the central panel is made in such a way as to ensure the most favorable conditions the pilots control the aircraft, avionics and modern facilities provide the maximum opportunity for flight safety.

Technical characteristics of the aircraft Eclipse 550.

  • Crew: 1-2 person;
  • Passenger capacity: 4-5 people (depending on the number of the crew);
  • aircraft Length: 10,2 m .;
  • Wingspan: 11,5 m .;
  • Plane Height: 3,4 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 1648 kg .;
  • Payload: 1074 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 2722 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 692 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 694 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 2084 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 12500 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: turbofan;
  • Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PW610F;
  • Link: 2 × 4 kN.

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