Aircraft Company has announced several achievements and milestones in the
development of the HondaJet during a press conference at the European Business
Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland. The company
revealed the first production HondaJet. The aircraft is ready for ground tests
and features a new paint scheme, a deep pearl green with a gold stripe. The
company also shared its progress in preparation for HondaJet entry into service,
the company stated in a press release.
Aircraft Company's most important goals are achieving Federal Aviation
Administration Type Certification and delivering the first customer
aircraft," said Honda Aircraft Company President and CEO Michimasa Fujino,
adding, "Our total effort is focused on reaching these much anticipated
milestones in the first quarter of 2015."
first production aircraft is in final assembly with the first set of production
GE Honda HF120 engines recently delivered to Honda Aircraft. The engines have
been installed, and Honda Aircraft will soon begin conducting ground tests on
the airplane. Its first flight is anticipated this summer. The aircraft debuts
a new exterior paint scheme in a deep pearl green with a gold stripe. With its
debut, all five exterior colour options are represented in the HondaJet fleet.
The deep green finish will be offered in addition to the vibrant silver, red,
yellow and blue exterior colours currently available to appeal to a variety of
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