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September 2006 edition

Target set for mass production of HondaJet

Mass production of the HondaJet, a new VLJ from the Japanese car maker should start within four to five years. Honda has established a wholly-owned subsidiary, named Honda Aircraft Company, which will be responsible for the further development, sales promotion and production of the HondaJet. It will be based at the Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, North Carolina, where the prototype HondaJet has been assembled and flight tests have been carried out for more than three years.

The company will develop the production version of HondaJet and pursue and hold type certification and production certification. It will manage Honda’s new alliance with Piper Aircraft, which will collaborate ....

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