The HondaJet

Here's a look at what's going on inside Honda's new factory in North Carolina.

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Senior Editor Stephen Pope recently got an inside look at the secretive HondaJet program. He came back with these photos. For more, check out "With Pride, Honda Shows Off Its New Factory."
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The HondaJet made its maiden trip aloft last December. For more, check out "With Pride, Honda Shows Off Its New Factory."
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That airplane has since expanded its flight envelope to a maximum speed of 425 knots (five knots faster than the HondaJet’s promised top speed). For more, check out "With Pride, Honda Shows Off Its New Factory."
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The jet's maximum altitude levels off at 43,000 feet. For more, check out "With Pride, Honda Shows Off Its New Factory."
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**The jet is powered by two GE-Honda HF120 turbofan engines mounted over the wings.
** For more, check out "With Pride, Honda Shows Off Its New Factory."
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Within the HondaJet cockpit you'll find Garmin G3000 avionics. For more, check out "With Pride, Honda Shows Off Its New Factory."
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HondaJet president and CEO Michimasa Fujino says the company currently boasts "more than 100" orders for the airplane. For more, check out "With Pride, Honda Shows Off Its New Factory."
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The airplane sells for a list price of $4.5 million in 2010 dollars. For more, check out "With Pride, Honda Shows Off Its New Factory."