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India and the UK are the other customers to date; Boeing is wooing British suppliers to offset an expensive, uncompeted buy.
Aircraft manufacturer has aircraft on display to evaluate the market for the $4.85 million HA-420 HondaJet in the region.
BBJ president Longridge revealed the order as he announced his plans to move to another position within Boeing.
Mike Finbow flew the HondaJet from the UK to Dubai for its MEBAA show debut.
Both the jet and turboprop markets are soft, but the turboprop market is faring slightly better.
Commercial operations with PC-12 single-engine turboprops cleared by regulator; MEBAA pushes for greater use of small aircraft.
U.S. company recently issued two new patents for technologies that would enable development of a supersonic business jet.
The Textron subsidiary is promoting “special missions” versions of its King Air 350 and Grand Caravan turboprops
Piaggio is taking steps to improve parts delivery for the Avanti Evo
Dassault touts recent delivery of the first model to the Middle East, sees big sales for the ultra long range jet in the regional market.