Eclipse Aerospace Names Second European Gold Service Center

July 21, 2014
Dutch company, General Enterprises, joins international service network

Albuquerque, NM — July 21, 2014 — Eclipse Aerospace, Inc. (EAI) has expanded its international service center network for Eclipse 500™ and Eclipse 550™ twin-engine jets, adding General Enterprises as its second European Gold Service Center. General Enterprises will provide maintenance, inspections, parts and warranty support, as well as AOG services for Eclipse aircraft.

"We are extremely excited to continue to add new service centers around the world," said Ken Ross, President, Eclipse Global Sales and Services. "We are constantly adding new customers in and around Europe, and they expect our level of service to expand with the size of our fleet. We are always excited to deliver what our customers want."

Based at Groningen Airport Eelde (EHGG) in Eelde, The Netherlands, General Enterprises has been a service center for single- and twin-engine piston aircraft since 1993, and has been servicing Eclipse aircraft since 2011. General Enterprises is known for it's flexibility in scheduling with short lead and turnover times and is always striving to increase customer satisfaction.

"We are excited to see the new Eclipse Jets flying across Europe," said Henk Oosterveen, Maintenance Manager at General Enterprises. "We expect that, with the eminent arrival of EASA certification, there will be growth in the Eclipse fleet on the continent. We look forward to maintaining these new Eclipse Jets and being of service to their owners and pilots."

Eclipse Aerospace continues to provide a reliable customer service network of service centers and trained A&P technicians around the world. Look for additional Eclipse Authorized Service Centers to be opened throughout 2014 and 2015 to meet the needs of the growing Eclipse worldwide fleet. General Enterprises joins the two Platinum Service Centers, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Chicago, Illinois, as well as four Gold Service Centers in Boca Raton, Florida, Friedrichshafen, Germany, Istanbul, Turkey, and San Diego, California.

About General Enterprises

General Enterprises is a diverse EASA and FAA part 145 maintenance facility with an in-house avionics shop and Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization, holding service centerships for all innovating aviation and avionics manufacturers. General Enterprises is located centrally in Europe at Groningen Airport Eelde, EHGG. General Enterprises is located on the Web at

About Eclipse Aerospace, Inc.

Eclipse Aerospace, Inc. is the manufacturer of the Eclipse 550 twin-engine jet, the most fuel-efficient jet in the world. Eclipse also provides engineering, maintenance, service, and support for the fleet of 260 Eclipse 500 Twin-Engine Jet aircraft. Adhering to the motto "Customer First," Eclipse Aerospace is focused on providing a superior customer experience for existing and future owners, operators, and pilots of the revolutionary Eclipse Jet aircraft. Eclipse Aerospace corporate offices are based in Charleston, S.C. Principle operations are located in Albuquerque, N.M. and Chicago, Ill. Eclipse Aerospace is located on the Web at