[Avionics Today 04-21-2016] Honda Aircraft has delivered the first HondaJet into Europe. Rheinland Air Service will operate the light business jet, which is the first aircraft developed by Honda and is equipped with a Garmin G3000 integrated flight deck system.
“Delivering the first HondaJet in Europe is a significant milestone in our journey to bring new value to the light jet market,” said Honda Aircraft Company President and CEO Michimasa Fujino.
Rheinland Air Service provides aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul capabilities, as well as aircraft sales, support and fueling to the European business aviation market. The company will act as the exclusive HondaJet dealer for Central Europe.
The FAA type certified the HA-420 HondaJet in December 2015 and the company immediately began customer deliveries in North America.