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gkarris
Feb 25, 2009, 02:53 PM
The innovator of the "Very Light Jet" closes its doors...

Winner of the prestigious Collier Award (Innovation in Aviation) one year to bankruptcy the next... :(

(It's like Apple coming out with the Macintosh one year, and going bankrupt the next).

http://www.aopa.org/aircraft/articles/2009/090225eclipse.html

http://www.aopa.org/images/aircraft/081113eclipse.jpg

dmr727
Feb 25, 2009, 04:32 PM
I feel bad for all the employees affected by this. Great idea, but doomed by poor execution and poor timing.

sysiphus
Feb 25, 2009, 09:22 PM
Sorry to hear about it. One of my sister's friends just started working there a year ago or so...