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January 18, 2021, 12:14 PM

Honda Aircraft Starts Wing Making in New Facility

Honda Aircraft's new Greensboro, North Carolina, wing-manufacturing facility will improve manufacturing efficiency for the HondaJet.

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Gulfstream G700
Jan 19, 2021 - 1:06 PM
Jeffries Equity Research’s 10th semi-annual business jet survey calls for 3.7 percent growth of new jet deliveries this year.
Jan 19, 2021 - 11:33 AM
A deal covering a firm order for six 737-800BCFs and options on another six raises San Francisco-based BBAM’s commitment total to 15.
Jan 18, 2021 - 3:54 PM
MC-21-300 prototype 73051 ended a one-engine-out breaking test stuck in heavy snow.
Jan 18, 2021 - 1:17 PM
Canada’s civil aviation authority has concluded its review of the Boeing 737 Max.
Honda Aircraft
Jan 18, 2021 - 12:14 PM
Honda Aircraft's new Greensboro, North Carolina, wing-manufacturing facility will improve manufacturing efficiency for the HondaJet.
Cessna Citation X
Jan 18, 2021 - 8:15 AM
Premier Air Charter has acquired the leases of four Cessna Citation Xs and looks to add more Bombardier Challengers.
Volocopter VoloCity
Jan 15, 2021 - 11:39 AM
The German company has applied for the FAA to concurrently validate its EASA type certification for the two-seat, all-electric VoloCity eVTOL aircraft.
C919
Jan 15, 2021 - 9:53 AM
The maker of the C919 and ARJ21 could face divestment by U.S. partners due to a new Department of Defense ban.
HAL LCA Tejas Mk1
Jan 15, 2021 - 6:37 AM
The approval covers 83 Light Combat Aircraft Tejas Mk1A aircraft to join the 40 Mk1s already in service or delivery, plus 56 Airbus C295 transports.
Exim chair Kimberly Reed, Ira Berman, Gulfstream senior v-p for administration and general counsel (Photo: Exim)
Jan 14, 2021 - 7:48 PM
The U.S. Export-Import Bank awarded its Deal of the Year recognition to Gulfstream for a sale of a G650 to a Czech customer.