The first HondaJet to meet FAA certificiation requirements flew Dec. 20 from the Honda Aircraft Co. facility at Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, N.C. During the 51-minute flight, the aircraft’s flight characteristics and performance were analyzed and systems checks were conducted. “This is a very important milestone for the HondaJet program,” said Michimasa Fujino, Honda Aircraft president and CEO. “We’ve proved to the FAA that we’re not only good at designing ...


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