Development of the HondaJet

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2002

Honda conducts high altitude test of HF118 engine

2001

Honda establishes HondaJet research facility in North Carolina, U.S.

1999

Honda begins development of HF118 compact turbofan jet engine

1997

HondaJet project officially begins

1996

MH-02 aircraft completes test flights

August

1995

Honda conducts successful high altitude testing of HFX-01 turbofan engine

1993

Honda conducts first test flight of MH-02, the world's first all-composite experimental business jet

March

1988

Honda begins in-house airframe development, researching airframe development technology and processes

Honda conducts basic research with MH-01 model developed on existing aircraft base

1986

Honda begins research info light aircraft and jet engines

Honda conducted basic research into aircraft and began development of composite technology in conjunction with Mississippi State University