First Flight of HondaJet F2

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The flight of the second FAA-conforming “flight test” HondaJet aircraft took place on November 18, 2011. The duration of the flight was 44 minutes. Maximum altitude reached was 12,840 feet MSL. Maximum speed was 245 KTAS (281 MPH). The aircraft completed a variety of checks in flight and the aircraft reportedly performed well. F1 was the first “flight test” aircraft, and ST1 was the second aircraft built especially for “stress testing,” and not flight testing. F2 is the third HondaJet aircraft that has been built.

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