Honda Aero Breaks Ground on Expansion of Burlington Facility

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Honda Aero, Inc. (HAI) today added to its capability to produce world-class light-jet engines as well as top-flight maintenance and service, as it breaks ground on a new $21 million, 50,000-square foot facility expansion on its Burlington, North Carolina campus. The addition is expected to create 20 to 30 new jobs over the next few […]

Honda Aircraft Company Delivers First HondaJet in Europe

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Honda Aircraft Company recently delivered the first HondaJet in Europe. The announcement was made during a ceremonial delivery at AERO 2016, which is taking place in Friedrichshafen, Germany from April 20-23. “Delivering the first HondaJet in Europe is a significant milestone in our journey to bring new value to the light jet market,” said Honda […]

Honda Aircraft Company Begins HondaJet Deliveries

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Honda Aircraft Company today announced it has begun deliveries of the HondaJet, the world’s most advanced light jet. The company delivered the first aircraft today at its world headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina. This milestone follows final type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which the HondaJet received on Dec. 8. “We are very […]

HondaJet Receives Type Certification From Federal Aviation Administration

HondaJet Receives Type Certification From Federal Aviation Administration

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The HondaJet received type certification from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday. Honda Aircraft Company and the FAA made the announcement today at the Honda Aircraft headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina. The FAA presented the type certificate to Honda Aircraft Company President and CEO Michimasa Fujino in front of more than 2,000 […]

Honda Aircraft Company Announces HondaJet World Tour

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The HondaJet to make debut in Japan and Europe Honda Aircraft Company announced today that the HondaJet will begin a world tour in late April with the advanced light jet making its first appearances in Japan and Europe. The HondaJet will travel more than 26,000 nautical miles during the tour and stop in 13 countries […]

Newest Version of ASIMO to Join the HondaJet at EAA AirVenture

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Coming off its highly successful North American debut in April, the newest version of Honda’s humanoid robot, ASIMO, will make its second U.S. appearance with daily demonstrations at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014, July 28-August 3. Honda will showcase two examples of its innovative technology and engineering prowess at AirVenture, as ASIMO joins the first production […]

First Production HondaJet Takes to the Skies

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While Apple Valley Honda, Northwest Honda, and Sims Honda do not sell the HondaJet, we think this is pretty cool news and indicative of the innovation and engineering capability of all the smarty-pants at Honda. Honda Aircraft Company announced today that the first production HondaJet achieved its initial flight, marking another milestone toward aircraft certification and entry […]

Honda May Enter Airplane Market Soon

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Honda is applying its practical automotive design to small jet airplanes and may be soon jetting individuals off into the wild blue yonder. According to this Wall Street Journal blog article, “Motor Co.’s aircraft unit said it began flight testing of its fifth HondaJet aircraft. The company said the test is a significant step toward […]