Honda Aircraft president and CEO Michimasa Fujino proudly displays a ceremonial copy of the HondaJet's type certificate, joined by colleagues and FAA Administrator Michael Huerta (second from right). Photo: Matt Thurber

HA-420 HondaJet Receives FAA Type Certificate

A visibly emotional Michimasa Fujino, president and CEO of Honda Aircraft, celebrated issuance of the HA-420 HondaJet’s FAA type certificate at a ceremony last night held in the Honda customer support facility at Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, N.C. FAA Administrator Michael Huerta handed over a ceremonial type certificate as confetti cannons spread multi-colored…

Effects of Ice on Tailplane

An airfoil creates lift when a constant altitude and constant size wing are the only two variables involved in the creation of the lift. The effects of ice on a tailplane can be detrimental in regards to safety. Read more below about how to recover from tailplane icing. I recently received a note from Steve Koeppel,…

Thanksgiving Holiday Air Traffic Management Plants

Thanksgiving Holiday Air Traffic Management Plants

Operators can expect extensive traffic flow management strategies during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday week between Florida and the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest. The Air Traffic Control System Command Center (ATCSCC) advisories website will provide up to the minute information on operational requirements. View the advisories website. As a part of the ATCSCC strategy, operators can expect a…