Honda Subsidiary Will Build its New Light Aircraft Model at North Carolina Factory Written 12 July 2023


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The AP reports Honda Aircraft Co. “will develop and build a longer-range version of its light aircraft in central North Carolina, generating 280 additional jobs, Gov. Roy Cooper’s office announced Tuesday.” The AP adds the Honda subsidiary “said last month that it would produce for commercial use the proposed HondaJet 2600 model,” which it describes “as the first light jet able to fly nonstop across the continental U.S., with up to 11 occupants.” The AP adds that the decision “means Honda Aircraft, which is headquartered at Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, will invest another $56 million in Guilford County.”
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