*Originally published in Flying Magazine by Ashley Burns The HondaJet shipped to 24 customers in
Or, “A few things we are excited about from the most recent National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA) convention and exhibition”. Being in the private aviation industry, we are always excited to stay in the know on all things aviation. Here are our top three:
1) HondaJet is here.
Yes, really. Private jet owners and enthusiasts will be thrilled to learn that after over 20 years of extensive research and development, the world’s most advanced light jet has arrived. Built around the pilot, with intiuitive touch-screen technology, it offers more spacial cockpit and greater visibility. Honda promises it is the fastest, most fuel efficient, and highest flying light jet in its class. Honda expects to receive the FAA certification very soon at which point it will start delivering the plane to customers.
The HA-420 HondaJet is the first aircraft designed and produced by the Honda Motor Company.
What kind of Honda do you own? Is it a new HondaJet. Yes Honda has
Honda Aircraft Company of the new HondaJet by a year. The company announced last week that the aircraft now plans to receive certification by late 2011. Global aerospace business challenges have slowed the delivery of key components for conforming aircraft production. Honda continues its flight-test program on the jet which has reached speeds of 420 knots and a max altitude of 43,000 feet/ The company continues to expand its Greensboro, NC facilities where the jet is being built. This is also the company delivery center.