20/Twenty: The Fast, Fashionable HondaJet Elite

HondaJet Elite S, Nigel Prevett photo
A HondaJet Elite S is shown with a geometric paint scheme.
Credit: Nigel Prevett/Aviation Week
Japan’s Honda Motor Co. is nothing if not cautious. It would take nearly 30 years for aircraft designer Michimasa Fujino to bring his concept of a light business jet from the drawing board to delivery; after that milestone, the HA-420 HondaJet ascended rapidly. The HondaJet first flew from Piedmont...

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