The HondaJet is a fast, high-flying, quiet, and fuel-efficient light business jet (bizjet). The HondaJet is powered by two highly fuel-efficient GE Honda HF120 turbofan jet engines, and is equipped with "the most sophisticated glass flight deck available in any light business jet, a Honda-customized Garmin G3000," company officials say.
The HondaJet is Honda's first commercial aircraft and incorporates many technological innovations in aviation design, including the unique Over-The-Wing Engine Mount (OTWEM) configuration that improves performance and fuel efficiency by reducing aerodynamic drag. The OTWEM design also reduces cabin sound, minimizes ground-detected noise, and allows for the roomiest cabin in its class, the largest baggage capacity, and a fully serviceable private aft lavatory, officials describe.
Honda Aircraft Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Founded in 2006, Honda Aircraft’s world headquarters is located in North Carolina, the birthplace of aviation. The challenging spirit upon which Mr. Soichiro Honda founded Honda Motor Co., Ltd. is alive today as Honda Aircraft fulfills one of Honda’s longstanding dreams to advance human mobility skyward.
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