The HondaJet Elite Receives Canadian Type Certification
GREENSBORO, N.C. – April 11, 2019 – Honda Aircraft Company announced today that the HondaJet Elite has received type certification from Canada’s Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA), demonstrating that the aircraft meets the safety standards set by the organization. HondaJet Elite deliveries in the region will begin immediately.
The HondaJet Elite holds type certifications around the world, including, the United States (Federal Aviation Administration), Europe (European Aviation Safety Agency), Mexico (Directorate General of Civil Aviation), Brazil (National Civil Aviation Agency), India (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) and Japan (Japan Civil Aviation Bureau).
“Following the overwhelmingly positive reaction to the HondaJet in Canada, we are pleased the HondaJet Elite has now also received type certification in the region,” said Honda Aircraft Company President and CEO Michimasa Fujino. “As the popularity of the HondaJet Elite increases around the globe, we are proud of the strong relationships we have with aviation bureaus worldwide, including Transport Canada.”
“As the authorized HondaJet dealer in Canada, we are excited to offer Honda Aircraft Company’s latest technological feat, the HondaJet Elite,” said Marshall Myles, CEO of Skyservice Business Aviation (HondaJet Canada). “Our HondaJet Elite customers in the region are looking forward to the delivery of their aircraft,” he added.
The most delivered aircraft in its class for two consecutive years, the HondaJet fleet is currently comprised of 118 aircraft around the globe and has demonstrated a dispatch reliability of 99.7%. Honda Aircraft Company’s sales and service footprint spans territories in North America, Europe, Middle and South America, Southeast Asia, China, the Middle East, India and Japan.
The HondaJet Elite is the fastest, farthest and highest-flying plane in its class. The HondaJet Elite incorporates Honda Aircraft’s many technological innovations, including the unique Over-The-Wing Engine Mount (OTWEM) configuration, Natural Laminar Flow (NLF) nose and wing and composite fuselage. These advancements contribute to the aircraft’s superior performance, unparalleled efficiency and maximized fuselage space, making the aircraft’s cabin the largest in its class. The HondaJet Elite cabin features a full service galley, a private lavatory with optional belted seat and an exclusive Bongiovi sound system. The aircraft sets the gold standard in safety and human-machine interface technology with an ergonomically designed cockpit and enhanced customized Garmin® G3000 avionics suite. Honda Aircraft continues to be committed to the improvement of lives through personal mobility while living in a sustainable society. The HondaJet Elite remains significantly more fuel efficient and emits less greenhouse gases than all other similarly sized twin-engine business jets. Certified for single pilot operation, the HondaJet Elite continues to live up to the company’s reputation for superior performance, efficiency, quality and value.
About Honda Aircraft Company
Honda Aircraft Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Founded in 2006, Honda Aircraft’s world headquarters is located in North Carolina, the birthplace of aviation. The challenging spirit upon which Mr. Soichiro Honda founded Honda Motor Co., Ltd. is alive today as Honda Aircraft fulfills one of Honda’s longstanding dreams to advance human mobility skyward.
Skyservice is a dynamic Canadian aviation organization that is dedicated to the core principles of safety and service. With over 30 years’ experience, Skyservice is the leader in the Canadian business aviation industry. With a diverse team of aviation experts and a commitment to exceptional service and outstanding levels of safety, Skyservice has earned its world-class reputation for excellence in aviation. At each of its four FBO locations in Toronto, Calgary, Montreal and Ottawa, Skyservice is dedicated to a full range of business aviation services, leading the industry in each of the following core business competencies: Aircraft Management, Charter, FBO, Aircraft Maintenance, Aircraft Sales and Brokerage.