第4345回 HACI:米国連邦航空局から製造認定を取得 [Honda Aircraft Company]

GREENSBORO, N.C. — July 11, 2016
— Honda Aircraft Company announced today that it has earned a
Production Certificate from the United States Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA). Honda Aircraft Company is building the HA-420
HondaJet, an advanced light jet, at its world headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina.


Melvin Johnson, FAA Small Aircraft Directorate Manager for the Central Region, presented
the Production Certificate to Honda Aircraft Company during a special
celebration with its associates and FAA officials on Friday, July 8.


"This is a great achievement for our company as an aircraft manufacturer, and
it is a very important milestone for ramping up production. Honda
Aircraft has demonstrated our commitment to build aircraft of the
highest quality and that meet stringent safety requirements,” said Honda
Aircraft Company President and CEO Michimasa Fujino. “We also want to
recognize the strong collaboration with the FAA during this rigorous
approval process.”


The Production Certificate
grants Honda Aircraft the authorization to produce, flight test and
issue airworthiness certificates for the HondaJet for customer


“Honda’s commitment of time,
resources and people, and with the adherence to FAA regulations and
guidance has provided Honda Aircraft Company the privilege to be awarded
a Production Certificate for the HA-420 HondaJet,” said Greg Benson,
Manager of the FAA’s Manufacturing Inspection District Office in
Atlanta. “Honda Aircraft Company’s continued commitment to quality and
safety will solidify its place within the aviation industry. This is
certainly a commemorative moment for both Honda Aircraft and the FAA.”


Honda Aircraft has been steadily ramping up production since receiving FAA type certification for the HondaJet last year.

For more information about the HondaJet, visit


第4344回 重希土類完全フリー磁石をハイブリッド車用モーターに世界で初めて採用 [環境技術(ハイブリッドカー)]

大同特殊鋼株式会社(本社:名古屋市東区 社長:石黒 武)と本田技研工業株式会社(本社:東京都港区 社長:八郷 隆弘)は、ハイブリッド車用駆動モーターに適用可能な高耐熱性と高磁力を兼ね備えた、重希土類完全フリー(不使用)熱間加工ネオジム磁石を世界で初めて実用化し、今秋発表予定の新型「FREED(フリード)」に採用します。