Eclipse says it holds liens on DayJet fleet

A group of buyers making a low bid for the former DayJet Eclipse 500 fleet has run up against two lien holders: Eclipse Aviation itself and UT Finance, a subsidiary of United Technologies which, in turn, owns Pratt & Whitney, supplier of Eclipse 500 engines.

The would-be buyer is Houston-based JetsAmerica, a management firm serving Eclipse 500 owners. JetsAmerica wants to buy the 28-aircraft DayJet fleet for $500,000 each.

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