Founded in August 2006, Honda Aircraft Company is a fully owned subsidiary of the Honda Motor Company and is headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina. The company has developed the HondaJet HA-420 designed in Japan, developed and manufactured in the United States.
First introduced at the 2005 EEA AirVenture Oshkosh airshow, the HondaJet HA-420 is a Very Light Jet that achieved its first flight on December 20th, 2010. It was officially certified by the Federal Aviation Administration on December 8th, 2015 and received its European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification on May 23rd, 2016. The first HondaJet HA-420 was delivered to the first customer on December 23rd, 2015.
Referred to as “the world’s most advanced light jet”, the HondaJet HA-420 is a Very Light Jet with a 4 to 5 passenger capacity and includes a private aft lavatory. The HondaJet HA-420 has a 420knots (778kph) maximum cruise speed, a 1,180nm (2,185km) maximum range and features the Vision System “Nuance” electronically dimmable windows.