Sunday, 27 October 2013

HondaJet's baby jet engine gets FAA certification

As airliners have grown bigger, so have the jet engines needed to thrust them into the air. We're now at the point where the words “jet engine” conjure up something with a maw big enough for a Mini Cooper to easily drive through. But not every jet aircraft is a double decker people carrier and not every engine is a behemoth. On Thursday, General electric announced that the HF120 jet engine it’s co-developing for the HondaJet completed its US FAA certification testing – and its fan aperture is only 18 inches (45.7 cm) across... Continue Reading HondaJet's baby jet engine gets FAA certification

Section: Aircraft

Tags: Aircraft, Engine, General Electric, Honda

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