Eclipse Aerospace has announced the first customer delivery of an Eclipse 550 jet following FAA certification. The Eclipse 550 Jet can fly at altitudes up to 41,000 feet for up to 1,125 nautical miles, with a maximum speed of 375 knots (430 mph). In cruise, the Eclipse 550 consumes only 59 gallons of fuel per hour, making it the most fuel-efficient twin-engine jet in production today.
The STEMulus Center is strategically designed to support the region’s workforce and economic needs by compressing and accelerating education so that some of the key gaps in the region’s workforce are addressed sooner rather than later. The STEMulus Center will provide space for four strategic functions when it opens - Accelerator will provide wrap-around support services for aspiring entrpreneurs; Prototyping and Test Lab; Bootcamps and Accelerated Learning, and Coding and Cyber-Security Academies.