Industry News

January 2007 Issue

Honda Builds a Jet: Anything But Timid

With engines over the wings and car guys doing the selling, this $3.65 million VLJ is as different as different gets. It will live or die on untried engines.

After you look at it for awhile and not a very long while at that the thing thatís most noticeable about the HondaJet isnít that the engines are mounted on those weird stalks on top of the wing, but rather that you donít really notice that the engines are mounted on weird stalks on top of the wing.

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