The Japanese motorbikes and vehicles manufacturer Honda presented yesterday for the first time in Japan its small business jet HondaJet, developed over nearly two decades in the United States.
"Honda had dreams of flying since the birth of the company. We have worked with that goal since 1986 and developed this device since 1997. We have achieved thanks to everyone fighting spirit, "said Takanobu Ito, president of Honda in Tokyo-Haneda Airport.
"This aircraft is based on the company's own technologies converting it in one of the most advanced in its class ," added Michimada Fujino, number one on the US subsidiary Honda Aircraft.
Developed in Greensboro, State of North Carolina, this aircraft has a first international tour of 48,000 kilometers through 13 countries (Japan, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Belgium, among others) out. More than 100 copies of this aircraft are already sold dedicated to companies and wealthy individuals, which costs $ 4.5 million