Editorial

September 2006 Issue

First Word: 09/06

OSHKOSH AND INNOVATION

At EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Eclipse CEO Vern Raburn was ceremoniously handed a conditional type certificate for the Eclipse 500 light jet. This sent me scurrying into the archives to see how Eclipse’s original claims stacked up to the final, certified reality. We’ll examine that later when we get a look at the 500’s POH but one thing caught my attention. The small jet revolution has taken the better part of a decade…

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