Eclipse Aviation bankruptcy

In November, Jeoffrey Burtch, the Chapter 7 Trustee in the AE Liquidation bankruptcy (formerly “Eclipse Aviation”), began filing preference actions against various creditors of Eclipse.  Eclipse Aviation began as a New Mexico manufacturer of small jet aircraft.  The company filed for bankruptcy in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware on November


On August 4, Judge Mary F. Walrath issued an opinion in the Eclipse Aviation bankruptcy that discusses the scope of the Court’s subject matter jurisdiction.  This issue – the subject matter jurisdiction of the bankruptcy courts – comes up less frequently in decisions than issues such as plan confirmation, relief from stay or avoidance

Eclipse Aviation,  the New Mexico manufacturer of small jet aircraft, filed for bankruptcy in Delaware on November 25, 2008.  As stated in the Affidavit in Support of Eclipse’s Bankruptcy Motions,  Eclipse was started 10 years as a manufacturer of aircraft ideal for individual pilots, small companies seeking corporate aircraft and air taxi services serving smaller hubs.  In order to produce affordable aircraft, Eclipse created a "manufacturing strategy" based upon low production costs and high volume. 

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