Honda Aircraft Company has announced that the HondaJet has received type certifications from Argentina´s AdministraciÃ³n Nacional de AviaciÃ³n Civil (ANAC) and Panama´s Autoridad AeronÃ¡utica Civil (AAC), the company said.
The announcement was made at the International Air & Space Fair (FIDAE) at Comodoro Arturo Merino BenÃtez International Airport in Santiago, Chile where the HondaJet is being showcased for the first time.
The HondaJet holds many type certifications around the world, including, but not limited to, the United States (Federal Aviation Administration), Europe (European Aviation Safety Agency), Mexico (Directorate General of Civil Aviation), Canada (Transport Canada) and Brazil (National Civil Aviation Agency).
The HondaJet is the fastest, highest-flying, quietest, and most fuel-efficient jet in its category. The HondaJet incorporates many technological innovations in aviation design, including the unique Over-The-Wing Engine Mount (OTWEM) configuration that dramatically improves performance and fuel efficiency by reducing aerodynamic drag.
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 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.