Development issues with the jointly-developed Honda and General Electric HF120 turbofan is forcing Honda to delay first deliveries of the HondaJet light business jet by around nine months to mid-2013. The program was originally aimed at delivering the first aircraft in the third quarter of 2012, but HondaJet president and CEO Michimasa Fujino says development issues are forcing GE-Honda to push engine certification back to the second half of 2012. “This is impacting the HondaJet ...

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