Honda Aircraft Company

Honda Aircraft Company Unveils HondaJet 2600 Concept in NBAA 2021

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:01am

LAS VEGAS, NV, Oct 13, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Aircraft Company today unveiled the "HondaJet 2600 Concept", at a special event hosted by Honda Aircraft Company at the 2021 NBAA Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE).

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  • LAS VEGAS, NV, Oct 13, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Aircraft Company today unveiled the "HondaJet 2600 Concept", at a special event hosted by Honda Aircraft Company at the 2021 NBAA Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE).
  • Presented as the next generation of business jet, Honda Aircraft displayed a mockup of the HondaJet 2600 Concept to collect customer feedback and validate market demand.
  • Through the further refinement of these foundational HondaJet technologies, the HondaJet 2600 Concept will be the world's first light jet capable of nonstop transcontinental flight across the United States.
  • When introducing the HondaJet 2600 Concept mock-up at the 2021 NBAA, Honda Aircraft Company President and CEO Michimasa Fujino stated, "Over the past five years, we introduced the HondaJet Elite, then the Elite S, to further enhance the original HondaJet design.

Honda Aircraft Company Unveils HondaJet 2600 Concept in NBAA 2021

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 6:30pm

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda Aircraft Company today unveiled the "HondaJet 2600 Concept", at a special event hosted by Honda Aircraft Company at the 2021 NBAA Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE).

Key Points: 
  • LAS VEGAS, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda Aircraft Company today unveiled the "HondaJet 2600 Concept", at a special event hosted by Honda Aircraft Company at the 2021 NBAA Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE).
  • Presented as the next generation of business jet, Honda Aircraft displayed a mockup of the HondaJet 2600 Concept to collect customer feedback and validate market demand.
  • Through the further refinement of these foundational HondaJet technologies, the HondaJet 2600 Concept will be the world's first light jet capable of nonstop transcontinental flight across the United States.
  • When introducing the HondaJet 2600 Concept mock-up at the 2021 NBAA, Honda Aircraft Company President and CEO Michimasa Fujino stated, "Over the past five years, we introduced the HondaJet Elite, then the Elite S, to further enhance the original HondaJet design.

Volato Launches Private Jet Ownership Program With New Custom HondaJet Elite S Aircraft

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 4:21pm

Volato , the modern way to buy and own a private jet, has officially launched its offering with a custom HondaJet Elite S fleet.

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  • Volato , the modern way to buy and own a private jet, has officially launched its offering with a custom HondaJet Elite S fleet.
  • Shares can be purchased at 1/16, 1/8, 14, 12 or a whole aircraft of one of the HondaJet Elite S fleet; shares represent a 5-year program term.
  • Volato is the modern way to buy and own a private jet, creating a more accessible category of private aviation ownership through an innovative business model that reduces the cost and hassle of ownership.
  • Volato focuses on 1-4 passenger regional flights, and operates a fleet of upgraded custom HondaJet Elite S.
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Honda Aircraft Company President & CEO, Michimasa Fujino, Receives 2021 AIAA Reed Aeronautics Award at the AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala

Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 11:56pm

The annual AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala recognizes the most influential and inspiring individuals in aerospace, whose outstanding contributions merit the highest accolades.This year, AIAA held the 2021 Spotlight Awards Gala virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • The annual AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala recognizes the most influential and inspiring individuals in aerospace, whose outstanding contributions merit the highest accolades.This year, AIAA held the 2021 Spotlight Awards Gala virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • "I was very surprised, honored, and very grateful to be recognized with the 2021 Reed Aeronautics Award," said Fujino.
  • On behalf of Honda Aircraft Company, I'd like to express my sincere appreciation to everyone who supported the HondaJet project."
  • The Reed Aeronautics Award is the highest honor AIAA bestows for notable achievement in the field of aeronautics.

Honda Aircraft Company Unveils the HondaJet Elite S

Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 1:01am

GREENSBORO, N.C., May 27, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Aircraft Company today revealed a new upgraded aircraft, the "HondaJet Elite S," at its first ever virtual product launch event themed "Innovation Continues: Elite S."

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  • GREENSBORO, N.C., May 27, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Aircraft Company today revealed a new upgraded aircraft, the "HondaJet Elite S," at its first ever virtual product launch event themed "Innovation Continues: Elite S."
    The HondaJet Elite S features several upgrades that expand operational capability and improve flight operation.
  • While introducing the HondaJet Elite S, Honda Aircraft Company unveiled an Elite S with a special paint scheme, which represents the company's continued commitment to research and development of leading-edge technology to realize new possibilities and propose new value for business aviation.
  • The HondaJet Elite S has inherited the aeronautical breakthroughs developed by Honda Aircraft Company, including the Over-The-Wing Engine Mount (OTWEM) configuration, Natural Laminar Flow (NLF) fuselage nose and wing, composite fuselage and a highly customized avionics suite.
  • Honda Aircraft Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

Honda Aircraft Company Unveils the HondaJet Elite S

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 4:00pm

GREENSBORO, N.C., May 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda Aircraft Company today revealed a new upgraded aircraft, the "HondaJet Elite S," at its first ever virtual product launch event themed"Innovation Continues: Elite S."

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  • GREENSBORO, N.C., May 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda Aircraft Company today revealed a new upgraded aircraft, the "HondaJet Elite S," at its first ever virtual product launch event themed"Innovation Continues: Elite S."
    The HondaJet Elite S features several upgrades that expand operational capability and improve flight operation.
  • While introducing the HondaJet Elite S, Honda Aircraft Company unveiled an Elite S with a special paint scheme, which represents the company's continued commitment to research and development of leading-edge technology to realize new possibilities and propose new value for business aviation.
  • "Since its introduction in 2018, the HondaJet Elite has achieved the best performance in its class while also being the most efficient, and with the new Elite S, we take another step forward in expanding the aircraft's capability," said Honda Aircraft Company's President and CEO Michimasa Fujino.
  • The HondaJet Elite S has inherited the aeronautical breakthroughs developed by Honda Aircraft Company, including the Over-The-Wing Engine Mount (OTWEM) configuration, Natural Laminar Flow (NLF) fuselage nose and wing, composite fuselage and a highly customized avionics suite.

Honda Aircraft Company President & CEO, Michimasa Fujino Will Receive The 2021 AIAA Reed Aeronautics Award

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 6:00pm

GREENSBORO, N.C., March 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) announced thatMichimasa Fujino, lead HondaJet designer and President and CEO of Honda Aircraft Company, will receive the 2021Reed Aeronautics Award "for the invention of advanced aerodynamic and structural techniques."

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  • GREENSBORO, N.C., March 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) announced thatMichimasa Fujino, lead HondaJet designer and President and CEO of Honda Aircraft Company, will receive the 2021Reed Aeronautics Award "for the invention of advanced aerodynamic and structural techniques."
  • Fujino will be presented with the award during the AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala on August 12, 2021.
  • The AIAA Reed Aeronautics Award is the highest honor an individual can receive for a notable achievement in aeronautics that represents a significant engineering advancement milestone.
  • "I am honored to be recognized by the AIAA with the 2021 Reed Aeronautics Award and, on behalf of the entire HondaJet team, we are proud to be presented with this tremendous accolade," said Fujino.

The HondaJet is the Most Delivered Aircraft in its Class for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 7:10pm

GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda Aircraft Company announced today that in 2020, the HondaJet was the most delivered aircraft in its class for the fourth consecutive year, based on data provided by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA).

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  • GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda Aircraft Company announced today that in 2020, the HondaJet was the most delivered aircraft in its class for the fourth consecutive year, based on data provided by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA).
  • During 2020, Honda Aircraft Company delivered 31 aircraft to customers globally.
  • "HondaJet deliveries quickly recovered to pre-COVID levels by the end of the year,showing that customers around the globe continue to choose the HondaJet.
  • To support the global HondaJet fleet, Honda Aircraft Company continues to strengthen its service and support network.

HondaJet Elite Obtains Russian Type Certification

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 2:00pm

GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda Aircraft Company announced today that the HondaJet Elite has received Russian type certification from the Federal Air Transport Agency (FATA), demonstrating that the aircraft meets the safety standards set by the organization.

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  • GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda Aircraft Company announced today that the HondaJet Elite has received Russian type certification from the Federal Air Transport Agency (FATA), demonstrating that the aircraft meets the safety standards set by the organization.
  • The first HondaJet with Russian registration began its operation in the region immediately after receiving the certification.
  • We are excited to see that the first HondaJet in Russia is already in operation and look forward to further expanding our Russian fleet."
  • The HondaJet Elite showcases the aeronautical breakthroughs developed by Honda Aircraft Company and is the most efficient, quietest, fastest, furthest and highest-flying aircraft in its class.

Honda Aircraft Company Opens New Wing Production Facility

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 7:00pm

GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda Aircraft Company announced today that it has begun operations at its newly opened Wing Production and Service Parts Facility, located at the company's world headquarters at the Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, N.C.

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  • GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda Aircraft Company announced today that it has begun operations at its newly opened Wing Production and Service Parts Facility, located at the company's world headquarters at the Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, N.C.
  • Honda Aircraft Company broke ground on the new facility in late July 2019 and completed construction in September 2020.
  • The Wing Production and Service Parts Facility will house a new wing assembly process for the HondaJet Elite, which is the fastest, farthest and highest-flying aircraft in its class.
  • It also will house more service parts to support the rapidly growing HondaJet fleet," said Michimasa Fujino, president and CEO of Honda Aircraft Company.