Josh Hinkle Business Journal
HondaJet Production Under Way
November 2, 2012
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  • Greensboro-based Honda Aircraft Co. has begun production on its $4.5 million lightweight business jet.

    The announcement was made Monday during a press conference at the National Business Aviation Association annual meeting and convention in Orlando, Fla.

    “An assembly line for HondaJet production is in place, major aircraft components including the fuselage and wing have been produced, and we have started assembly of the first customer aircraft,” Michimasa Fujino, the company’s president and CEO, said. “Commencing production is the most important milestone in the HondaJet program to date, with only the future Federal Aviation Administration Type Certification and first customer delivery…