Fulham Names Dan Walter Product Director, LED Drivers

Fulham Chooses Industry Veteran as Product Director to Guide Emerging "Clever" LED Component and Smart Lighting Strategy.

Hawthorne, CA, USA -- Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, has named lighting industry veteran Dan Walter Product Director, LED Drivers. Dan brings more than 13 years of commercial lighting experience to Fulham and will be responsible for managing Fulham's line of LED drivers for, including managing the company's "clever" LED lighting strategy.

As part of his responsibilities, Dan will be defining the strategy to expand Fulham's line of clever LED drivers. As the lighting industry looks forward to smart lighting solutions, Fulham has been delivering clever lighting components designed to bridge the gap between today's commodity LED components and next-generation smart lighting systems. Clever lighting enables the Luminaire manufacturer to leverage the power of LEDs and digital lighting to create new and differentiated lighting products eagerly sought after by end customers. Fulham already has seen significant market demand for clever lighting capabilities for emergency LED drivers and LED retrofit kits. Fulham will display its latest clever lighting solutions at Lightfair International 2017, being held in Philadelphia May 9-11.

"Dan's strong background in the luminaire market and product development will prove invaluable as Fulham expands our clever LED lighting component strategy," said Russ Sharer, Vice President of Global Marketing. "Following our recent acquisition of Control Network Solutions, we see programmable LED components as an important foundation as we develop new DALI smart lighting solutions based on CNS technology."

Dan comes to Fulham from Ohyama Lights, a division of IRIS USA, where he served as Product Manager and Product Development Manager with responsibility for design and development of LED and other lighting products, including compliance with industry standards such as EnergyStar and DLC. Dan also has served as a Lighting Design Proposal Engineer for Johnson Controls Lighting Services and as a Technical Services Manager for Cree Lighting.

Dan served for six years in the U.S. Air Force, specializing in satellite and wideband communications equipment and avionics sensors. He holds a BA in Management from Ottawa University in Wisconsin.

About Fulham
Fulham Co., Inc. is a leading global provider of intelligent, socially-conscious sustainable commercial lighting components and electronics for use in commercial general lighting, parking structure, signage, horticultural, UV and other applications. The company develops and manufactures a variety of award-winning LED and emergency products, as well as legacy products across multiple lighting platforms. Fulham sells its lighting solutions worldwide through original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and electrical equipment distribution channels. Headquartered in Hawthorne, Calif., the company has sales and/or manufacturing facilities in the Netherlands, China, India and the UAE. For more information, visit http://www.fulham.com.

Media Contact:
Andy Firchau
Marketing Manager
Fulham Co., Inc.
Phone: +1 (323) 779-2980, ext. 1252

Output Factory for InDesign Now Can Reprint Previously Processed Files

Zevrix Solutions announces Output Factory 1.6, a feature update to its output automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Output Factory automates printing, exporting and preflighting from InDesign. The software offers batch processing, export as single pages, layer versioning, variable file names, multi-format output and other time-saving features. The new version lets users easily reprint previously processed files directly from history, or convert them to PDF, EPS, HTML and other formats.

Toronto (ON), Canada -- Zevrix Solutions today announces the release of Output Factory 1.6, a feature update to its output automation plug-in for Adobe InDesign. The software solves the problem of easily printing and exporting multiple InDesign files while ensuring error-free output through automated preflighting.. With Output Factory, printers, ad agencies and publishing houses worldwide can streamline and simplify their printing workflow and easily repurpose InDesign files for the web and mobile devices.

The new version adds the ability to easily reprint previously processed files, or export them to PDF, EPS, HTML, EPUB and other formats. Users now can select the desired InDesign files in the app's history and add them to the current queue with just a click of a button. The update also introduces the history file counter and fixes some window behavior anomalies on macOS Sierra.

"Output Factory has been the single biggest time-saver I've encountered in years of print production," says Mike Agate, Production Manager of Which?, Europe's largest consumer rights organization. "With the reduction in head count and efficiency savings, it must have paid for itself 500 times over."

Under the Output Factory workflow users only need to select InDesign files, adjust output settings, and the software will do the rest automatically. Built-in preflighting ensures that no output errors will be left unnoticed. The program supports all popular output formats and offers the following key features:

-Supports print, PDF, PostScript, EPS, TIFF, HTML and other formats
-Export as single pages
-Variable output file names
-Output to several formats at once
-Automatic preflight

Pricing and Availability:
Output Factory can be purchased from Zevrix website for US$169.95 (Light version $120, Server $700), as well as from authorized resellers and Adobe Exchange. Trial is also available for download. BatchOutput users can upgrade to Output Factory for $85. Output Factory requires macOS 10.7-10.12 and Adobe InDesign CS3-CC 2017.

About Zevrix Solutions
Located in Toronto, Canada, Zevrix Solutions provides productivity solutions for Adobe Creative Suite software, PDF workflows, graphic file diagnostics, file delivery and Microsoft Office on Mac OS. Zevrix is dedicated to help professionals increase their profits through automating everyday tasks, producing error-free documents, saving disk space and cutting production costs. For more information, visit http://www.zevrix.com.

Contact:
Leo Revzin
Owner
Zevrix Solutions
105 McCAUL St, Suite 301
Toronto Ontario M5T 2X4 Canada
858-206-0607

Dating Website Academic Dating Turns 10 Years Old

Dating website Academic Dating celebrated its 10 year anniversary this year. The site now has 4,278 members from 144 countries.

Melbourne, Australia -- Dating website Academic Dating (http://www.academicdating.net) achieved a milestone this year 2017, reaching 10 years of operation.

The website was originally developed as a dating website for the academic community.

However, people from a wide range of backgrounds joined the site and the site now has a wide base of members.

The membership base is approximately 4,278 members from 144 countries.

The website is totally free to use and supports its expenses through modest use of Google Adsense advertisements on the site.

Members come from a wide range of backgrounds and locations.

The largest countries represented on the site are the USA, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal and India.

However, there are 144 countries represented in all.

The gender split of the site is quite even, with 62% male and 38% women.

Academic Dating has a comprehensive set of dating site functions including sophisticated search options, the ability to upload an unlimited number of photos to a member's profile, messages sent through the site, and the ability to remember or block communication with other members.

A unique feature of the site is the ability of a member to select from three colour schemes, which when selected will update all pages throughout the site as viewed by that member.

Although hosting members from a wide range of backgrounds, academics do join the site at times in line with the original intention of the website.

A comprehensive set of Frequently Ask Questions, and Policies documentation is provided online.

Academic Dating is extremely easy to use, with all screens based on menus, links and function buttons.

Academic Dating includes a "guest" login feature, where visitors can log into the site and view most of the site pages, however they must join and create a profile if they want to communicate with other members.

Operation of the site is extremely fast, due to the careful limiting of the use of graphics, and the high quality hosting solution and database system used.

The site is hosted on a secure commercial hosting service based in the USA.

The site was developed as a new venture by the owner, Mark McIlroy in 2007.

Site administration is based in Melbourne, Australia and is a venture of Mark Laurence McIlroy.

Mark McIlroy is based in Melbourne, Australia and currently works in the Financial Planning industry.

He has a background in the corporate Financial Services sector in Australia. His early career was based in Information Technology roles, and included Financial Services roles such as Portfolio Manager (Quantitative), managing Australian Equity share portfolios for a major bank.

The site address of Academic Dating is http://www.academicdating.net.

For more information, please contact the principal Mark McIlroy at mark.mcilroy@melbpara.com.au or by phone at +614 32 427 738.

Media Contact:
Mark McIlroy
+614 32 427 738

Dr. Michael K. Obeng to Receive 2017 GUBA Humanitarian Spirit Award on June 3, 2017 UK

Dr. Michael Obeng will be presented with the GUBA Humanitarian Spirit Award on June 3, 2017 in London, England.

Beverly Hills, CA, USA -- Top Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon to the Stars - Dr. Michael K. Obeng, is on the move to make changes in global health and the world of reconstructive surgery, will be honored in London, England as he receives the GUBA Humanitarian Spirit Award 2017.

Born into poverty in Ghana, Dr. Obeng persevered over unimaginable obstacles and overcame all odds to arrive at this culmination of professional and personal success. He takes pride in treating each patient like family; his deep compassion and care for his patients is derived from his humble beginnings. Dr. Obeng travels to third world countries to donate his surgical skills through his non-profit, R.E.S.T.O.R.E. Worldwide, Inc. In addition, Dr. Obeng advocates for the underprivileged in the United States by educating patients on safe breast reconstructive surgery options available after undergoing breast cancer treatment.

Dr. Obeng has garnered prestigious awards including a research grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the coveted, Herman B. Barnett award in Surgery and Anesthesia. He has extensive international publications regarding breast aesthetics, augmentation and reconstruction. When he is not lecturing on plastic surgery, he can be found donating his time with R.E.S.T.O.R.E. and delivering his award-winning motivational speech, Perseverance.

Dr. Michael Obeng will be presented with the GUBA Humanitarian Spirit Award on June 3, 2017 in London, England. On behalf of the GUBA Committee and GUBA Advisory Board, the British High Commission, Ghana, is so excited to select Dr. Obeng for GUBA 2017 Awards recipient for his contribution to the standard of living improvements of the underprivileged, in the developing world, by reconstructing deformities and, also, other provisions through R.E.S.T.O.R.E. missions. GUBA 2017 nominees and recognition.

About GUBA Awards
GUBA (Ghana UK Based Achievement awards) is a non-profit Business & Innovation Awards instituted to celebrate, acknowledge, and support Ghanaian based businesses and individuals in the UK. The GUBA Awards is the first ceremony of its kind to specifically recognize Ghanaian achievement and the only awards to be endorsed by the Ghana High Commission in the UK. It is intended as a platform that "showcases and celebrates excellence and achievement within the British-Ghanaian community as well as the outstanding and valuable services provided to Ghanaians in the UK and Ghana". More recently, the organizers have sought to also involve the wider African communities as they attempt to gain international attention.

The Ghana UK Based Achievement (GUBA) Awards is an annual awards ceremony based in Britain which recognizes the 'hugely significant' contribution that British-Ghanaians make to society. The awards were founded in 2009 by UK-based Ghanaian TV personality Dentaa, with the first awards ceremony taking place in London, England, in October 2010.

About R.E.S.T.O.R.E. (http://www.restoreworldwide.org)
R.E.S.T.O.R.E. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit medical service organization that provides free reconstructive surgery and related medical services to children and adults with disfiguring deformities from birth, accidents and diseases. Many developing countries shun those afflicted with disfiguring deformities and look upon them as outcasts or "freaks". Often their own families hide them from the general public to spare them from either being ridiculed or physically harmed because of their disfigured appearance. Although there is an overwhelming need for plastic surgery in developing countries, these types of surgeries are not available because there are no personnel trained to provide the necessary surgeries. As part of the organization's mission they seek to educate and train local physicians in the techniques necessary to perpetuate their initial work to continually benefit more people for years to come.

For more information: Crystal Mello | crystal@mikoplasticsurgery.com | (310) 275-2705 ext. 105

For local interviews in the States/UK or otherwise: Lawrence Phillips | lppreventsentertainment13@gmail.com | (310) 619-8048

Sponsoring Future Technology Leaders in Our Community

Provision Networks sponsors future technology leaders in our community as the Desert Mountain Robotics Team advances to World FRC (FIRST Robotics Competition) Championship in Houston, TX.

Phoenix, AZ, USA -- Scottsdale based Provision Networks sponsors future technology leaders in our community as the Desert Mountain Robotics Team advances to World FRC (FIRST Robotics Competition) Championship in Houston, TX.

FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to generate an interest in engineering and math among today's youth. The program serves as a vehicle to provide students with a hands-on learning experience in robotics while partnered with engineers to gain a full experience. Students develop life skills in the areas of team building, problem solving, communication, and leadership in a fun and exciting environment. Robotics provides students with practical learning opportunities about science, technology, engineering, and math.

Each schools team is given a task through a live broadcast from NASA, and then each team has six weeks to brainstorm, design, test, and build a robot to complete the assignment. The Desert Mountain High School Robotics Club has shown their engineering and design skills as they demonstrated the capabilities of their robot.

By joining a FIRST team, students are more likely to go to college, earn a higher GPA, and have more scholarship opportunities. These students will be the next generation of new hires for companies like Provision Networks, or the customers we serve. We are excited to see how far the Desert Mountain High School Robotics Club can go.

About Provision Networks
Provision Networks understands the capabilities that WIFI and its analytics provide to their customers. They are the key for any business when taking the first step in creating the best WIFI network for end-users. Their success is achieved by gaining a deep understanding of a customer's business processes and applying technology solutions that address key business challenges. Their team of engineers consistently provide superior analysis of customer's existing networks; design solutions that align IT goals with business objectives; and deliver consistent results to customers. Backed with in-house project management, sales and executive leadership, Provision customers enjoy a collaborative engagement designed to address customer's needs at each level of their organization. For more information, visit our website: http://www.provisionnetworks.net.

Media Contact:
Angelina Gonzales
NThreeQ Media, LLC
2999 North 44th St. #145
Phoenix, AZ 85018
602-908-2285

Fulham Acquires Control Network Solutions to Bring DALI® Control to Customers for Emerging Smart Lighting Products

CNS's Smart Light Management Software and Technical Expertise Helps Fulham Meet Growing Demand for DALI-enabled Clever LED Drivers and Smart Lighting Controls.

Hawthorne, CA, USA -- Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, today announced the acquisition of the assets of partner company Control Network Solutions (CNS), the UK-based creator of the elitedali™ smart lighting control and management system. This transaction continues Fulham's strategic European expansion.

Fulham has been developing its relationship with CNS for over a year and utilizing CNS's elitedali to help its partners provide complete smart lighting control systems.

Based on the Digital Addressable Lighting Interface (DALI) lighting communications standard, elitedali simplifies installation, commissioning, and control of lighting systems. Enhancing Building Management Systems (BMS) and Edge Control devices, elitedali provides total control over individual LED fixtures, including reducing input current, managing output to optimize useful life, adjusting lighting to dim at a constant level, and adjusting power output to accommodate different light sources.

With this acquisition, Fulham can now offer a DALI and web-based, convergent smart lighting solution to meet increased demand from customers worldwide. For Fulham customers in Europe and India, CNS's smart lighting platform meets the immediate need for DALI-based lighting control solutions.

"We developed clever LED lighting components that are intelligent and programmable so luminaire manufacturers can customize solid-state lighting products in a customer-valued way. With the acquisition of CNS, we now have the remaining components needed to move from clever to smart lighting products - communications and control system software," said Bob Howard-Anderson, Fulham CEO. "elitedali technology aligns with our vision of standards-based smart lighting controls and allows us to meet increasing customer demand for DALI-enabled lighting solutions based upon multi-vendor choice, flexibility and real-time device data for analytics, and effectively lays the foundation for the coming of smart lighting."

Mike Welch, founder of CNS, will continue with Fulham as Vice President, Controls Business Development. In his new role, Welch will continue to support more than 40 elitedali resellers worldwide and help shape Fulham's clever lighting strategy as well as new smart lighting products and solutions.

The elitedali solution is based on the Niagara® software framework from Tridium, an independent business entity of Honeywell International. Niagara is used by hundreds of OEMs and resellers to craft building, data center and smart city management systems.

"We are excited to be able to leverage Fulham's global brand and resources to accelerate the market reach of elitedali," said Welch. "Becoming a part of Fulham will allow us to provide better support for our growing Niagara Community Partners, enabling them to participate in larger lighting control projects."

Fulham already incorporates DALI support into a variety of its LED driver products, including the programmable WorkHorse LED drivers and the company's new Lumo series of European LED drivers. Fulham offers CNS partners direct access to DALI-compatible driver products through Fulham's global network of distributors, and works with a network of OEM luminaire manufacturers that incorporate the company's DALI drivers.

For more information about Fulham's complete line of LED drivers, please visit http://www.fulham.com.

For more information on elitedali smart lighting controls, please visit http://www.elitedali.com.

About Fulham
Fulham Co., Inc. is a leading global provider of intelligent, socially-conscious sustainable commercial lighting components and electronics for use in commercial general lighting, parking structure, signage, horticultural, UV and other applications. The company develops and manufactures a variety of award-winning LED and emergency products, as well as legacy products across multiple lighting platforms. Fulham sells its lighting solutions worldwide through original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and electrical equipment distribution channels. Headquartered in Hawthorne, Calif., the company has sales and/or manufacturing facilities in the Netherlands, China, India and the UAE. For more information, visit http://www.fulham.com.

Media Contact:
Andy Firchau
Marketing Manager
Fulham Co., Inc.
Phone: +1 (323) 779-2980, ext. 1252

Honda Aircraft Company Begins HondaJet Deliveries

Honda Aircraft Company today announced it has begun deliveries of the HondaJet, the world's most advanced light jet.

Greensboro, NC, USA -- Honda Aircraft Company today announced it has begun deliveries of the HondaJet, the world's most advanced light jet. The company delivered the first aircraft today at its world headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina. This milestone follows final type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which the HondaJet received on Dec. 8, 2015.


"We are very excited to commence deliveries of the HondaJet, fulfilling Honda's commitment to advancing human mobility through innovation," said Honda Aircraft Company President and CEO Michimasa Fujino. "Honda Aircraft has now extended this commitment skyward with the delivery of our first aircraft, and I hope we soon will begin to see many HondaJets at airports around the world."

Honda Aircraft Company is manufacturing the HondaJet at its world headquarters in Greensboro. The aircraft is offered for sale in North America, South America and Europe through the HondaJet dealer network.

To support HondaJet customers, Honda Aircraft has established a robust worldwide dealer network in 11 territories. HondaJet dealers are ready to support aircraft entry into service, together with a 90,000 square-foot customer service facility in Greensboro to support the dealer network with heavy maintenance, repair and overhaul capabilities.

Pilot training is already being conducted for HondaJet customers with a full-motion, Level D flight simulator installed at the Honda Aircraft Training Center in Greensboro.

The HondaJet is the world's most advanced light jet, with revolutionary technology and design innovations-including the Over-The-Wing Engine Mount design-that help it achieve the highest speed, superior fuel efficiency, and a more spacious cabin over conventional aircraft in its class.

For more information about the HondaJet, visit http://www.HondaJet.com.

About HondaJet
The HondaJet is the fastest, highest-flying, quietest, and most fuel-efficient jet in its class. The HondaJet incorporates many technological innovations in aviation design, including the unique Over-The-Wing Engine Mount (OTWEM) configuration that dramatically improves performance and fuel efficiency by reducing aerodynamic drag. The OTWEM design also reduces cabin sound, minimizes ground-detected noise, and allows for the roomiest cabin in its class, the largest baggage capacity, and a fully serviceable private aft lavatory. The HondaJet is equipped with the most sophisticated glass flight deck available in any light business jet, a Honda-customized Garmin® G3000. The HondaJet is Honda's first commercial aircraft and lives up to the company's reputation for superior performance, efficiency, quality and value.

About Honda Aircraft Company
Honda Aircraft Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Founded in 2006, Honda Aircraft's world headquarters is located in North Carolina, the birthplace of aviation. The challenging spirit upon which Mr. Soichiro Honda founded Honda Motor Co., Ltd. is alive today as Honda Aircraft fulfills one of Honda's longstanding dreams to advance human mobility skyward.

Media Contact:
Kristy Kennedy
Honda Aircraft Company
336-662-0246

Blumenfeld Group Awarded Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices' Chairman's Circle-Diamond Level

San Diego, CA, USA -- The Blumenfeld Group of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties' San Diego Central office has been named to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices' esteemed Chairman's Circle-Diamond Level for 2016.

In addition, the Blumenfeld Group placed among the top 10 San Diego County teams for transactions and top 20 for sales volume in 2016.

The Chairman's Circle Diamond designation is presented to the top one-half of 1 percent of agents in Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices' national network of sales professionals, based on closed transactions. The team was honored for its achievements recently at the brokerage's national sales convention in Phoenix.

"Joel and his team have exceled by focusing on providing a superior level of service, credibility, and complex understanding of San Diego real estate," Branch Manager Brent Consedine said. "As specialists in residential properties throughout San Diego County, their personalized approach to real estate has earned them the prestigious Chairman's Circle Diamond award. It is well-deserved."

"The tools and training provided by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties are best in class, and the brand recognition is simply outstanding," Joel said. "As a San Diego native, I am motivated to help sellers and buyers in all of our neighborhoods. Our team loves playing a role in helping our achieve clients the American dream of homeownership."

Joel employs social media, plus mobile and online advertising to communicate with clients and to promote their properties. He keeps up to date through continuing education and by studying current market statistics and trends. In his free time, he works in underprivileged communities, enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and supporting local organizations to carry out the best advice he ever received: "What you give you will get back tenfold."

To work with the Blumenfeld Group on the sale or purchase of a home, call 619-508-2192 or visit http://www.theblumenfeldgroup.com.

About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties proudly supports nearly 3,000 sales associates in close to 60 offices spanning the Central Coast to San Diego. In 2016, our expert agents assisted nearly 12,500 customers in selling or buying a home, with a total closed volume of more than $12 billion.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties is a wholly owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc., and a member of HSF Affiliates, LLC. For more information, visit http://www.bhhscalifornia.com. To learn about career opportunities, call 858-523-4940.

Media Contact:
Glenn Grant
858-523-4835

BatchOutput for Microsoft Excel Now Can Split Workbook Into Single PDFs

Zevrix Solutions announces BatchOutput XLS 2.4, a feature update to its output automation solution for Microsoft Excel. In addition to batch printing and PDF conversion, the software lets users carry out professional PDF production directly from Excel and effortlessly repurpose Office spreadsheets for web and mobile devices. The new version lets users split Excel workbooks into single sheet PDF files, improves application of PDF color tone filters and enhances memory management.

Toronto (ON), Canada -- Zevrix Solutions announces BatchOutput XLS 2.4, a feature update to its output automation solution for Microsoft Excel on Mac. The software provides advanced solutions for demanding enterprise and office publishing environments through automation of printing, professional PDF output, and repurposing Excel spreadsheets for web and mobile devices.

The new version adds the ability to automatically convert Excel files with multiple worksheets to individual PDF files, saving users the time and hassle of splitting Excel workbooks into separate documents manually. The sheet name will be automatically appended to PDF file name. The update also improved the reliability of PDF color tone filter application, improves memory management, and addresses several licensing issues.

In addition to batch printing, BatchOutput XLS allows to carry out powerful professional PDF production directly from Excel, helping users simplify and streamline the conversion process. BatchOutput XLS is the only app on the market that brings advanced PDF creation options right to Excel users' fingertips:

-Variable PDF file names based on user name, date, batch number and other values.
-Encrypt and password-protect PDF from unauthorized copying, printing and viewing.
-Apply Quartz filters to change PDF color tone, brightness and other qualities.

BatchOutput XLS is a part of the Zevrix BatchOutput product family which also includes output automation solutions for Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Adobe InDesign and PDF workflows.

Pricing and Availability
BatchOutput XLS can be purchased for US$39.95 from Zevrix website, as well as from authorized resellers and Mac App Store. Trial is also available for download. BatchOutput XLS requires macOS 10.6 - 10.12 and Microsoft Excel 2008, 2011 or 2016.

About Zevrix Solutions
Located in Toronto, Canada, Zevrix Solutions provides productivity solutions for Adobe Creative Suite software, PDF and graphic file diagnostics, digital delivery and Microsoft Office on Mac OS. Zevrix Solutions makes it easier for professionals to achieve more while doing less by automating their everyday tasks, producing error-free documents, saving disk space and cutting down on production costs. For more information, visit http://www.zevrix.com.

Contact:
Leo Revzin
Owner
Zevrix Solutions
105 McCAUL St, Suite 301
Toronto Ontario M5T 2X4 Canada
858-206-0607

HondaJet Sets Two Speed Records Flying between the Northeast and South Florida

The United States National Aeronautic Association presented the records to Honda Aircraft Company during the National Business Aviation Association's (NBAA) Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida.

Orlando, FL, USA -- Honda Aircraft Company today announced the HondaJet, the fastest jet Performance in its class, has officially secured its first speed records over two recognized courses from Teterboro, New Jersey to Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Boston, Massachusetts to Palm Beach, Florida. The United States National Aeronautic Association presented the records to Honda Aircraft Company during the National Business Aviation Association's (NBAA) Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida.


In setting the record between New Jersey and Florida, the HondaJet departed Teterboro Airport at 2:15 p.m. EST on April 9, 2016 and landed at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport at 5:06 p.m. Despite average headwinds of 60 knots (nearly 70 mph), the flight took two hours and 51 minutes at a cruising altitude of 43,000 feet with the HondaJet surpassing the existing record from Teterboro to Fort Lauderdale. The HondaJet achieved a maximum ground speed of 414 knots (478 mph) for this flight.

For the Boston to Palm Beach record, the HondaJet departed New Bedford Regional Airport at 7:18 a.m. EDT on July 19, 2016 and landed at Palm Beach International Airport at 10:16 a.m.

Factoring average headwinds of 30 knots (35 mph), the flight took two hours and 58 minutes. The HondaJet achieved a maximum ground speed of 422 knots (486 mph). The HondaJet is the first aircraft in its class to officially achieve the Boston to Palm Beach record.

"We chose several of the busiest business aviation airports with extremely popular routes to demonstrate that the HondaJet will get customers where they need to be faster than any other light jet," said Honda Aircraft President and CEO Michimasa Fujino. "These missions prove just how dramatically HondaJet design innovations like the Over-The-Wing Engine Mount increase performance and fuel efficiency over other light jets."

The records are approved by the U.S. National Aeronautic Association and pending approval as world records by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale in Switzerland. Peter Kriegler and Glenn Gonzales piloted the HondaJet on both flights.

The HondaJet is the world's most advanced light jet, and its distinctive design incorporates advanced technologies and concepts. The HondaJet patented Over-The-Wing Engine Mount configuration, natural laminar flow wing and fuselage nose, and composite fuselage were developed from long-term research activities.

The HondaJet is fastest jet in its class with a maximum cruise speed of 422 knots (486 mph); it soars highest in its class with a maximum altitude of 43,000 feet; and it is the most fuel-efficient light jet in its class by up to 17 percent. It has an NBAA IFR range of 1,223 nautical miles (1,408 miles).

About HondaJet
The HondaJet is the fastest, highest-flying, quietest, and most fuel-efficient jet in its class. The HondaJet incorporates many technological innovations in aviation design, including the unique Over-The-Wing Engine Mount (OTWEM) configuration that dramatically improves performance and fuel efficiency by reducing aerodynamic drag. The OTWEM design also reduces cabin sound, minimizes ground-detected noise, and allows for the roomiest cabin in its class, the largest baggage capacity, and a fully serviceable private aft lavatory. The HondaJet is equipped with the most sophisticated glass flight deck available in any light business jet, a Honda-customized Garmin® G3000 The HondaJet is Honda's first commercial aircraft and lives up to the company's reputation for superior performance, efficiency, quality and value.

About Honda Aircraft Company
Honda Aircraft Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Founded in 2006, Honda Aircraft's world headquarters is located in North Carolina, the birthplace of aviation. The challenging spirit upon which Mr. Soichiro Honda founded Honda Motor Co., Ltd. is alive today as Honda Aircraft fulfills one of Honda's longstanding dreams to advance human mobility skyward.

Media Contact:
Honda Aircraft Company
336-662-0246