Honda Reaches For The Sky? And Catches It with HondaJet
Commercial production begins in earnest. HondaJet ? $4.5 Million each and possibly the most fuel efficient business jet to fly. It was just over 18 months ago when the HondaJet first achieved its maximum designed operating altitude of 43,000 ft. This accomplishment was followed soon after with a recorded a maximum speed of 425KTAS (489 mph) during flight testing at the company's Greensboro, North Carolina, world headquarters facility. In addition, the aircraft achieved a climb rate of 3,990 ft./min., confirming another important performance parameter for the delivery aircraft.