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  • PHOTOs: HondaJet takes off on maiden flight


    <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">Honda Aircraft on 21 December announced first flight of a production-representative HondaJet featuring its distinctive, wing-mounted General Electric HF120 turbofan engines.</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">The first HondaJet designed to conform with FAA airworthiness regulations took off at 15:31 at the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Piedmont</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Triad</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">International</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Airport</st1:PlaceType> in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Greensboro</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">N.C.</st1:State></st1:place> The eight-seat twin-jet remained airborne for 51min, Honda Aircraft says.</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">An initial review of data from the flight indicates the aircraft “performed as expected,” Michimasa Fujin


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  • HondaJet: Worth the wait


    The HondaJet HA420 programme has been moving steadily towards certification, unencumbered by financial pressures


  • PHOTOs: HondaJet takes off on maiden flight


    <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">Honda Aircraft on 21 December announced first flight of a...


  • HondaJet spools up for certification programme


    Some of the most qualified engineers at Cessna, Gulfstream and Hawker Beechcraft are being offered jobs at Honda...


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  • HondaJet: Worth the wait

    News | 05 Oct 2011 13:00 | Stephen Trimble

    The HondaJet HA420 programme has been moving steadily towards certification, unencumbered by financial pressureshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/HondaJet-Worth-the-wait-362708/
  • PHOTOs: HondaJet takes off on maiden flight

    News | 21 Dec 2010 20:21 | Stephen Trimble

    <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">Honda Aircraft on 21 December announced first flight of a production-representative HondaJet featuring its distinctive, wing-mounted General Electric HF120 turbofan engines.</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">The first HondaJet designed to conform with FAA airworthiness regulations took off at 15:31 at the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Piedmont</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Triad</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">International</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Airport</st1:PlaceType> in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Greensboro</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">N.C.</st1:State></st1:place> The eight-seat twin-jet remained airborne for 51min, Honda Aircraft says.</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">An initial review of data from the flight indicates the aircraft “performed as expected,” Michimasa Fujinhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PHOTOs-HondaJet-takes-off-on-maiden-flight-351205/
  • Start-ups persevere

    News | 04 May 2009 15:00 | Kate Sarsfield

    Despite the current economic gloom, business aviation start-ups are striving to bring their products to markethttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Start-ups-persevere-325925/
  • HondaJet spools up for certification programme

    News | 28 Jan 2009 14:00 | Brendan Sobie

    Some of the most qualified engineers at Cessna, Gulfstream and Hawker Beechcraft are being offered jobs at Honda Aircraft, which is ramping up in anticipation...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/HondaJet-spools-up-for-certification-programme-321737/
  • Piedmont Airport plans bond sale to fund new runway development

    News | 03 Jan 2008 11:19 | Megan Kuhn

    <P><A href="http://www.flyfrompti.com/airport_projects.asp">Piedmont&nbsp;Triad International Airport </A>will sell $65 million in bonds to pay for a third runway. </P> <P>The <A href="http://www.flyfrompti.com/airport_authority.asp">Piedmont&nbsp;Triad Airport Authority</A> voted last week in favor of sale, which will take place in February, airport director Ted Johnson tells <A href="http://www.rati.com">ATI</A>, flighglobal.com's sister news service. </P> <P>A bond sale is necessary since the new north-south runway is opening in 2009-two years before the airport receives its final payment from the US FAA, Johnson says.</P> <P>The <A href="http://www.flyfrompti.com/map_directions.asp">airport</A>, located in Greensboro, NC, has received a Letter of Intent from the FAA for $118 million and has received about half that amount, Johnson explains. </P> <P>The 9,000-foot (2.74 m) runway and taxiway will cost between $120 million and $130 million, Johnson notes, explaining that a nehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Piedmont-Airport-plans-bond-sale-to-fund-new-runway-development-220579/
  • GE Honda Aero Engines puts HF120 on trial

    News | 07 May 2007 15:13 | Guy Norris

    <P><A href="http://www.gehonda.com/" target=_blank>GE&nbsp;Honda Aero Engines</A> is preparing to run a <A href="http://www.gehonda.com/products/hf120/index.html" target=_blank>second&nbsp;core test on the HF120 engine later this month </A>and a full engine test in July, following the successful trials last month of the engine's redesigned core. The HF120 was formally launched last year when it was selected to power both <A href="http://world.honda.com/HondaJet/" target=_blank>Honda&nbsp;Aircraft's HondaJet </A>advanced light jet and the Spectrum Aeronautical "Freedom" business jets. </P> <P>These tests form part of several key trials scheduled this year to validate new design enhancements to the engine. GE Honda Aero Engines is also preparing to finalise design and release hardware for the first HF120 production engines that will undergo certification testing in 2008. HF120 certification is targeted for 2009, with entry into service on both aircraft scheduled to begin in 2010. GE Honhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/GE-Honda-Aero-Engines-puts-HF120-on-trial-213683/