At EBACE in Geneva, Honda Aircraft Company revealed the new HondaJet Elite.
Honda reports that the HondaJet Elite has achieved an extended range of an additional 17% (+396km) and is equipped with a newly developed noise attenuating inlet structure that lines each engine and reduces high frequency noise, ensuring the cabin is quieter.
Additionally, the new aircraft’s advanced avionics system incorporates additional performance management functions for optimum flight planning and automatic stability and protection functions to enhance flight safety.
The HondaJet Elite also promises to be greener, offering “the best fuel efficiency in its class while also featuring best-in-class speed, altitude and range,” according to Honda.
The aircraft is type certified by the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
Michimasa Fujino, Honda Aircraft Company’s President and CEO, said: “The HondaJet Elite represents Honda Aircraft’s continued commitment to performance, efficiency and environment creating new value in business aviation.”
He added: “The result of innovation, design and engineering, our new aircraft features several performance and comfort enhancements that, once again, set a new standard in aviation. We are excited to share Honda Aircraft’s latest technological feat with the world at EBACE.”