OSHKOSH, Wisc. – 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.