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HondaJet makes 1st flight

Publication Date : 30-06-2014

 

HondaJet, the first small passenger aircraft developed by a Honda Motor Co. subsidiary, has made its maiden flight in the United States, according to the company.

Built by Honda Aircraft Co., the seven-seater jet has jet engines on its main wings. The new general aviation jet boasts higher fuel efficiency and greater cabin space than rival models.

HondaJet is priced at US$4.5 million, or about 450 million yen. Honda Aircraft has already received orders for more than 100 planes from the United States and other countries. The company is scheduled to start deliveries in 2015.

 

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