North Carolina-based Honda Aircraft Company has announced the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has certified the HondaJet Elite, demonstrating that the aircraft meets the safety standards set by the organization, the company said.
HondaJet Elite deliveries in the region will begin this year.
The HondaJet Elite holds type certifications around the world, including, the United States (Federal Aviation Administration), Europe (European Aviation Safety Agency), Mexico (Directorate General of Civil Aviation), Brazil (National Civil Aviation Agency), India (Directorate General of Civil Aviation), Japan (Japan Civil Aviation Bureau) and Canada (Transport Canada Civil Aviation).
HondaJet fleet is comprised of more than 130 aircraft around the globe. Currently, Honda Aircraft Company sales and service network spans North America, Europe, Middle and South America, Southeast Asia, China, the Middle East, India and Japan.
The HondaJet Elite incorporates Honda Aircraft´s many technological innovations, including the unique Over-The-Wing Engine Mount (OTWEM) configuration, Natural Laminar Flow (NLF) nose and wing and composite fuselage.
Honda Aircraft Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Honda Motor Co., Inc.