SANTIAGO, Chile – Honda Aircraft Company announced today that the HondaJet has received type certifications from Argentina’s Administración Nacional de Aviación Civil (ANAC) and Panama’s Autoridad Aeronáutica Civil (AAC). The announcement was made at the International Air & Space Fair (FIDAE) at Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport in Santiago, Chile where the HondaJet is being showcased for the first time.
The HondaJet holds many type certifications around the world, including, but not limited to, the United States (Federal Aviation Administration), Europe (European Aviation Safety Agency), Mexico (Directorate General of Civil Aviation), Canada (Transport Canada) and Brazil (National Civil Aviation Agency).
“We are proud to announce that the HondaJet has gained type certification in Argentina and Panama. As we continue to expand the HondaJet’s presence around the globe, we are excited to showcase our aircraft at FIDAE,” said Honda Aircraft Company President and CEO Michimasa Fujino.
In a joint statement, HondaJet Latin America President Willie Tufro and HondaJet Middle Americas Vice President Mitsuru Yazawa said, “The HondaJet securing type certification in these countries is a major milestone for business aviation. As the authorized dealers in Argentina and Panama, respectively, we are looking forward to delivering the most technologically advanced light jet to our customers.”
Designed by Honda Aircraft Company’s President and CEO Michimasa Fujino, the HondaJet is a game changer in the business aviation industry. An advanced light jet, the HondaJet was the most delivered aircraft in its category in 2017, has broken 13 speed records and has been certified and delivered in countries around the globe.