Ela Eclipse thinking of buying an EVO Your thoughts?

airmale

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I am contemplating Eclipse EVO purchase. the reason for the Evo model is my requirements TANDEM Enclosed and 915is engine due to high altitude hot weather airport base. Just want to know of other owners out there what there contact and support with Ela has been like and issues with ela eclipse aircraft?
 

Vance

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I have given instruction in an ELA Eclipse and I found her particularly easy to fly.

It was not my aircraft so I don’t know what the customer support was like.

I have not heard anything bad about their customer support.
 

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I have given instruction in an ELA Eclipse and I found her particularly easy to fly.

It was not my aircraft so I don’t know what the customer support was like.

I have not heard anything bad about their customer support.

Customer support is fine... Recently, I had a failure of the pre-rotator pneumatic system of my ELA, and they sent immediately, by e-mail, all the information I requested on the system's workings and the probable cause... I managed to fix it, and everything's OK now...
 

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I am contemplating Eclipse EVO purchase. the reason for the Evo model is my requirements TANDEM Enclosed and 915is engine due to high altitude hot weather airport base. Just want to know of other owners out there what there contact and support with Ela has been like and issues with ela eclipse aircraft?
What is the difference between the Eclipse 10 and Eclipse EVO? Can’t find EVO on ELA web site.
 

airmale

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Can you even get an EVO in the US? If so I would be interested..
Yes I have talked to Ela in Spain and they will ship it but I can't decide if I want to get the eclipse 10 with edge performance 912 STI or the rotax 915. I spoke to them a couple of months ago right before the Evo came out. I had sent them the CAD joins for the 912 STI edge and they said they would put it in there. They said it would fit. I'm still deciding which way I want to go.
 

Doctordantodd

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Either option would be so awesome. I am waiting on the new Magni M26--they keep telling me it is coming. Covid just sucks. I really like the Magni's but the EVO Eclipse is just beautiful. I would think there might be a bit of know how involved in receiving it and making it airworthy?
 
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