...And Optional Equipment Listed

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Meanwhile, Eclipse Aviation also listed some of the optional equipment it plans to offer for the Eclipse 500, noting that its list of standard features like autothrottle, a two-zone vapor cycle air conditioning system and a third EFIS display are options on competitor's products. Options available on the Eclipse 500 will include a Part 135 package, an international operations package and a copilot package -- copilot not included. Avionics available optionally in addition to the MFD-based standard equipment will include L3s Stormscope WX500 and SkyWatch HP bundle, Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADSB) equipment, a Class B Terrain Awareness and Warning System (TAWS) installation and taxi/recognition lights, with pulse-recognition capability.

According to the company, the standard Eclipse 500 is also fully IFR capable, approved for flight into known icing and group-certified for reduced vertical separation minimum (RVSM) requirements. The standard equipped Eclipse 500 cockpit features dual primary flight displays (PFD), a multi-function display (MFD), flight management system, three-axis autopilot, color weather radar, dual VHF nav/comm radios, dual localizer and glideslope, dual mode S transponders, dual WAAS-enabled GPS receivers, dual attitude heading reference systems (AHRS) with air data computers, dual pitot-static systems and the aforementioned autothrottle system.