HondaJet to Make First Appearance in Hong Kong and Tapei
Today the Honda Aircraft Company announced that the HondaJet will be making its first appearance in Hong Kong and Taipei in April. The promotional visits will immediately follow the Asian Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition, taking place in Shanghai, China, from April 11th through the 13th.
“Honda Aircraft Company continues to evaluate new markets as part of our global sales strategy for the HondaJet,” said Michimasa Fujino, Honda Aircraft Company president and CEO. “With its high performance, superior fuel efficiency, and a range that covers this region, the HondaJet would be a valuable tool to support business growth in this emerging region. We are looking forward to presenting the HondaJet and its capabilities with many people through these special events.”
Developed and manufactured in Greensboro, North Carolina, the HondaJet is an advanced light jet that was created from a clean sheet design. The advanced technologies underpinning the HondaJet’s design enable it to achieve both remarkable fuel efficiency and high speed performance.
The HondaJet is the fastest jet in its class, with a maximum speed of 422 knots (486 mph), while also being the most fuel-efficient light jet in its class by up to 17%. It also soars the highest of any jet in its class with a maximum altitude of 43,000 feet;, and has an NBAA IFR range of 1,223 nautical miles (1,408 miles).
The HondaJet has been certified by the United States Federal Aviation Administration, the European Aviation Safety Agency, and the Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Mexico; and it is currently offered for sale in North America, South America, and Europe through the HondaJet dealer network.