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The 900 model is proving to be the best seller in the TBM family with orders already reaching 100.
Chinese movie star Jackie Chan is set to receive the first Legacy 500 in China by the end of 2015.
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