Third FAA-conforming HondaJet commences test flights

The third FAA-conforming HondaJet completed its first successful test flight in November 2011, in progress towards certification by the FAA. Several checks were conducted during the flight, including takeoff and climb, landing gear and flap operations; aircraft handling ; air data system checks with instrumentation; and an Instrument Landing System approach using the flight director.

 

press release: http://world.honda.com/news/2011/c111220Third-FAA-Conforming-HondaJet/index.html