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First Production HondaJet Takes To The Skies

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Honda Aircraft Company announced June 27, 2014, that the first production HondaJet achieved its initial flight, marking another milestone toward aircraft certification and entry into service in 2015. The event took place at the company’s world headquarters … Continue reading

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HondaJet Achieves FAA Type Inspection Authorization… Honda Aircraft Company’s Customer Service Facility Receives FAA Part 145 Certification

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Honda Aircraft Company announced Dec. 20, 2013 two significant milestones in the development of the world’s most advanced light jet. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued the first Type Inspection Authorization (TIA) certificate for the HondaJet … Continue reading

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HondaJet Makes Surprise Visit To Des Moines

DES MOINES, IOWA – The much-anticipated HondaJet visited Des Moines Flying Service, March 16, 2013, while conducting cold weather tests. Certification of the $4.5 million bizjet is expected in 2014. Once certified, HondaJet Midwest at Aurora Municipal Airport in Sugar … Continue reading

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HondaJet Design Recognized By AIAA

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. – HondaJet designer, Michimasa Fujino, was presented the 2012 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Aircraft Design Award, September 18, 2012, at the 12th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration and Operations (ATIO) Conference and the 14th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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HondaJet Fuselage To Be Built In Alabama

ORANGEBURG, ALA. – Honda Aircraft Corporation has announced that GKN Aerospace will assemble the fuselage of the HondaJet in Orangeburg, Alabama. Fuselages will then be shipped to Honda’s Greensboro, North Carolina, plant for final aircraft assembly. Assembly will begin in … Continue reading

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HondaJet To Make First Appearance West of the Rockies At NBAA

Greensboro, North Carolina – The HondaJet departed North Carolina, October 6, 2011, to make its first appearance west of the Rockies en route to the upcoming National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Convention in Las Vegas, October 10-12. The aircraft will be the … Continue reading

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Honda Achieves First Flight of FAA-Conforming HondaJet

Greensboro, North Carolina, December 21, 2010 – 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 … Continue reading

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Jet It & JetClub Move Forward With Electric Airplanes

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue DENVER, COLO. – North Carolina-based Jet It and JetClub have announce that they have entered into an agreement to become the launch customers for Bye Aerospace, which developed the 7-passenger, all-electric, … Continue reading

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Des Moines Flying Service Moves Into New Facility

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue DES MOINES, IOWA – Des Moines Flying Service (DMFS) moved into a new 26,100 square foot facility located on the south side of Des Moines International Airport on March 22, 2021. … Continue reading

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