Experimental HondaJet model developed HondaJet with
HF118 engine makes first test flight

Honda developed the HondaJet, an experimental compact business jet equipped with a range of innovative new technologies including an over-the-wing mounted engine configuration and natural laminar flow wings and nose, and offering superior fuel efficiency and remarkable cabin space compared to conventional jets. The HondaJet, which is a unique package of in-house designed fuselage and engine has few global equivalents, and it successfully completed its first test flight in December

press release: http://world.honda.com/news/2003/c031216_2.html