GE Honda Aero Engines Approaches Final HF120 Certification Test
GE Honda Aero Engines announced today it is nearing completion of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification testing on its HF120 engine.
Fifth FAA-Conforming HondaJet Achieves First Flight
Honda Aircraft Company today announced that its fifth Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) conforming HondaJet, equipped with a production interior matching the final customer aircraft, successfully completed its first flight on May 16,...
Honda Aircraft Company Achieves Several Significant HondaJet Milestones and Provides Program Update at 2013 EBACE
Honda Aircraft Company today announced a number of achievements and significant milestones in the development of the HondaJet, the world's most advanced light jet, at the 2013 European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE)...
Honda 'Follow Your Dreams' Float to Lead 2013 Rose Parade
The Honda 2013 Rose Parade float entry, "Follow Your Dreams," will be the first float in the 124th Rose Parade, themed "Oh, the Places You'll Go!™," on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.
Honda Aircraft Expands Sales Network with Canadian Partner
Honda Aircraft Company announced today a new Canadian Authorized Sales Representative for the HondaJet, the world's most advanced light jet. Honda Aircraft and Skyservice Business Aviation signed the official agreement at the National Bu...
Honda Aircraft Company Begins HondaJet Production; Highlights Program Progress at NBAA 2012
Honda Aircraft Company announced today that it has commenced production on the much anticipated HondaJet, the world's most advanced light jet. During a press conference at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) annual meeting ...
New Driving Simulator to Advance Honda's Research into Driver Distraction, Driver Behavior and Vehicle Safety
Honda R&D Americas, Inc. today joined with officials from The Ohio State University in commissioning the University's new Driving Simulator Laboratory, designed to support advanced research into issues...
Honda Aircraft Company Breaks Ground on New Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) Facility
Honda Aircraft Company today announced another major milestone by breaking ground on a new Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul facility (MRO) located at the company's world headquarters at the Piedmont Triad International Airport. The app...
AIAA Bestows 2012 Aircraft Design Award on HondaJet Design
HondaJet Designer, Michimasa Fujino, was presented the 2012 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Aircraft Design Award. Fujino is president and CEO of Honda Aircraft Company, Greensboro, N.C., which produces and sell...
Fourth FAA-Conforming HondaJet Achieves Its First Flight
Honda Aircraft Company today announced that its fourth conforming HondaJet aircraft, referred to as "F3," successfully completed its first flight last week on May 4, 2012. This first flight milestone was a key highlight amongst many, in ...
HondaJet Product, Program and Entry-Into-Service News at EBACE
Honda Aircraft Company today made several announcements during its media briefing at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exposition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland, that underscore progress and momentum toward certification of t...
Honda Aircraft Achieves First Flight of Third FAA-Conforming HondaJet and Announces Milestone on Remaining Test Fleet
Honda Aircraft Company today announced on the one-year anniversary of flight testing of its first FAA design-conforming HondaJet aircraft, that its third conforming aircraft, referred to as "F2," joined flight test and has been conductin...
Honda Aircraft Company to Build New HondaJet Aircraft Maintenance Facility in Greensboro, North Carolina
Honda Aircraft Company, along with senior officials from the State of North Carolina and the Greensboro Economic Development Alliance, today announced Honda's selection of Greensboro, North Carolina, as the location for its new HondaJet ...
FAA-Conforming HondaJet Reaches Maximum Operating Altitude of 43,000 Ft.
Honda Aircraft Company, Inc., today announced at the annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland, that it has successfully completed additional milestone flight tests with its FAA-conformi...
FAA-Conforming HondaJet Achieves Maximum Speed
Honda Aircraft Company, Inc., today announced that the first FAA-conforming HondaJet light business jet has achieved a maximum speed of 425 KTAS (489 mph) at 30,000 ft. and a maximum Mach number of 0.72 above 30,000 ft. This achievemen...
Honda Premieres "The Undying Dream" Short-Film Documentary at 2011 Sundance Film Festival
As part of the "DREAM THE IMPOSSIBLE" Documentary Series, today Honda debuted its eighth short-film documentary, "The Undying Dream," at the Sundance Film Festival. Honda's more than 844,000 Facebook fans, as well as its YouTube channel ...
Honda Brings the "Power of Dreams Experience" to Sundance Film Festival 2011
For the first time, Honda is creating a "Power of Dreams Experience" exhibit at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. The interactive venue will showcase unique Honda products highlighting innovation, environmental leadership and advanced tec...
Honda Achieves First Flight of FAA-Conforming HondaJet
Honda Aircraft Company, Inc., today announced that it has successfully completed the first flight of its FAA-conforming HondaJet advanced light business jet. The event is a significant step in Honda's aerospace program leading to deliver...
HondaJet Program Update Released at 2010 NBAA
- Ground function testing underway on first conforming flight test aircraft
- Static stress testing in progress on second conforming aircraft
- Third conforming flight test aircraft in production
- Production cockpit and cabin release...
HondaJet Program Update Announced at 2010 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh
- Power-On achieved for first flight test aircraft - Consolidation of first static test aircraft completed - HondaJet production facility construction advances rapidly - HondaJet to participate at Honda Indy 200 Mid-Ohio IRL race