HondaJet Achieves FAA Type Inspection Authorization

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued the first Type Inspection Authorization (TIA) certificate for the HondaJet.
Type Inspection Authorization is a pivotal point in the development and certification of a new aircraft. It signifies that the HondaJet meets type design requirements and is ready for FAA pilots to perform onboard flight tests required for certification.

press release : http://world.honda.com/news/2013/c131220HondaJet-FAA-Type-Inspection-Authorization/index.html