26.Jul.2017 | ID: 111345

Flying Magazine Bestows Innovation Award on HondaJet

OSHKOSH, Wisc. – July 26, 2017 – Flying Magazine, the world's most widely read aviation magazine, has bestowed “Flying Innovation Award” on HondaJet in recognition of its breakthrough design and advanced technologies. The announcement was made during Flying’s event on the opening evening of 2017 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh.


“On behalf of the Honda Aircraft Company, I am incredibly honored to receive this prestigious award. We are proud that HondaJet has been recognized for its innovative design and advanced technologies by such a prestigious aviation industry publication.” said Honda Aircraft President & CEO Michimasa Fujino.


”Fitting the HondaJet won as it embodies innovation, the HondaJet shows what can transpire with hard work. Honda aircraft did an amazing job not only with the aircraft but also the manufacturing facilities. It's an incredible story.” said Flying Editor-in-Chief Stephen Pope.


Flying’s Innovation Award was created to recognize the most significant innovation in general aviation from the previous year. The HondaJet was chosen from among six nominees. HondaJet also received a 2016 Flying Editors’ Choice Award.


For more information, visit www.HondaJet.com.


About HondaJet

The HondaJet is the fas tes t, highes t-flying, quietes t, and m os t fuel-efficient jet in its clas s . The HondaJet incorporates

m any technological innovations in aviation des ign, including the unique Over -The-Wing Engine Mount (OTWEM) configuration that dram atically im proves perform ance and fuel efficiency by reducing aerodynam ic drag. The OTWEM des ign als o reduces cabin s ound, m inimizes ground -detected noise, and allows for the room ies t cabin in its clas s , the larges t baggage capacity, and a fully s erviceable private aft lavatory. The HondaJet is equipped with the m os t

s ophis ticated glass flight deck available in any light bus iness jet, a Honda -cus tomized Garm in® G3000 The HondaJet

is Honda's firs t com m ercial aircraft and lives up to the com pany’s reputation for s uperior perform ance, efficiency, quality and value.


About Honda Aircraft Company

Honda Aircraft Com pany is a wholly owned s ubs idiary of Am erican Honda Motor Co., Inc. Founded in 2006, Honda

Aircraft is res pons ible for the des ign, m anufacturing, s ales, s ervice and s upport of the HondaJet. The com pany’s world headquarters is located in Greens boro, North Carolina, the birthplace of aviation. The challenging s pirit upon which Mr. Soichiro Honda founded Honda Motor Co., Ltd. is alive today as Honda Aircraft fulfills one of Honda’s longs tanding dreams to advance hum an m obility s kyward.


About Flying Magazine

Flying — the world’s m ost widely read aviation m agazine — is the prem ier res ource for pilots and aviation enthus iasts who have a pas s ion for flying. Publis hed continuously s ince 1927, Flying provides aircraft reviews , flying tales , s afety couns eling and expert opinion all written by and for active, engaged pilots . Flying is focus ed on pers onal and

bus iness aviation but als o gives readers a glim pse i nto airline cockpits and m ilitary and vintage aircraft.




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