As of February 15, 2017 year Honda Aircraft delivered to customers the first fifty-five aircraft HondaJet. A large part of the aircraft (hull 52) delivered to customers from the United States, the two went in Europe and one in Mexico. Of the 55 aircraft, twenty-five were delivered in the year 2016.
Honda Aircraft plans to ramp up production of its HondaJet HA420 biznesdzheta up to 80 planes per year by the middle of the year 2019, President and ceo of Machimasa Fujino. “By the end of 2018 year fiscal year that Honda ends in March 2019, we would reach full capacity at about 80 aircraft,” he said.
July 11, 2016, the company received FAA production certificate allowing Honda to produce, to conduct flight tests and issue certificates of airworthiness for serial HondaJet when supplying customers. Currently aircraft certified by the FAA, EASA and the Mexican authorities. Also recall that in July the year 2016 the AIM OF the EMPEROR group of companies was appointed exclusive distributor of HondaJet Central Europe to Russia and CIS countries.
Biznesdzhet Honda HondaJet HA420 can accommodate up to 6 passengers and is certified for single-pilot operation. Despite their small sizes, plane develops cruising speed up to 422 nodes (777 km/h) with a practical range of more than 2200 km. Of particular interest are the HondaJet engines installed on the wing, that allows to increase the luggage compartment capacity, reduce the noise level in the cabin of an aircraft, especially during takeoff and landing, and decrease resistance.
Russia, St-Petersburg, Efimova 3.
US, New York, Plattsburgh.