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Consortium awarded 21 percent of major structural components
The Bell 412EPI twin was preferred to the new H160 from Airbus Helicopters to replace UH-1J utility helicopters.
The Hawaii mission took place on the heels of coast-to-coast trips earlier this month.
"Expanding sales to this important market is part of our global sales plan and strategy for the HondaJet," according to Honda Aircraft's president and CEO.
Program price will likely differ with the type of avionics installed in the aircraft.
Work on conforming prototypes has begun as the manufacturer hopes to achieve certification next year.
The recent memorandum stems from recommendations made by the International Coordinating Council of Aerospace Industries Associations.
Deal breathes fresh life into aging widebody
The company is resuming production of normally-aspirated 182 and moving ahead of diesel Skyhawk, but plans for Skylane remain unclear.
The company plans to deliver two to four of the remanufactured King Air C90s by year-end.