Honda Aircraft Company began shipping a new version of its aircraft HA-420 HondaJet Elite, reports Popular mechanics.
Aircraft HA-420 HondaJet Elite was presented in may this year at the EBACE exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland.
According to the newspaper Flying, the updated model got a greater range, which was approximately 2661 kilometer, as well as an improved instrument panel on the basis of the Garmin G3000; besides, the version of Elite is available in new color options.
The aircraft is certified by the Federal office of civil aviation USA (FAA) and European aviation safety Agency (EASA).
As writes portal AINonline, the first aircraft was delivered to an unnamed client in the USA. Honda noted that in the first half of this year, it delivered 17 aircraft HondaJet previous version.
The first sketch of the HondaJet aircraft was prepared in 1997 and first flight of the prototype device was made in 2003. In 2010 the first flight of the serial car, and in 2015 the first HondaJet was delivered to the customer.