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    Anyone here going to buy a new Honda Jet?

    http://www.popularmechanics.com/tech...ick=main_sr%20

    Certainly a nice colour! but had never crossed my mind why car manufacturers havent really branched out into aircraft manufacture?

    They make boats, bikes, why not airplanes?

    Cant wait to see Kia's first foray though.....


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    I'm sold.

    Pretty sure honda have made jet engines in the past... but never a plane

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    Does it have VTEC?

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    Yes: Volcanic Threat Evasion Control - especially useful in parts of Europe
    The path of Honda is beset on all sides by the iniquities of Mazda and the tyranny of Nissan. Blessed is the Honda owner who in the name of handling and performance shepherds his Honda through the valley of darkness, for he is truly his Honda's keeper and the finder of lost kilowatts. And I will strike down upon thee with great acceleration and furious VTEC those who attempt to overtake and destroy my Hondas. And you will know my name is PRELUDE when I lay my VTEC upon thee.


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    Mines on back order.....still. Along with my new V10 NSX.

    Not to rain on their parade but.
    HondaJet should be roughly comparable to a first-class commercial ticket
    Has anyone purchsed a first class plane ticket lately.

    So I ask once again on a Honda innovation. What's the point.

    Is this just so that more cashed up jet setters don't need to mix with the common folk.

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    Yes? Lol. It's not like air travel is a high co2 emitter and that jets such as these have terrible emmissions pet capita.

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    Hey If i could afford my own plane I would do it, but I can't.


    PA group buy? we could share it!

    The same price as a first class plane ticket? How much would that be?
    I have a friend whos a pilot looking for work so...mates rates.
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    I pre-ordered five of them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SnowWhiteLude View Post

    Certainly a nice colour! but had never crossed my mind why car manufacturers havent really branched out into aircraft manufacture?

    They make boats, bikes, why not airplanes?
    well didnt BMW use to make planes? isnt that where they got their logo from. blue the sky and the other is the propeller spinning?
    thats what i always thought...well im pretty sure i read that in a book abt bmw in the library
    It's Tony!

    Speed has never killed anyone, suddenly becoming stationary... That's what gets you.


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    Quote Originally Posted by drsilliez View Post
    well didnt BMW use to make planes? isnt that where they got their logo from. blue the sky and the other is the propeller spinning?
    thats what i always thought...well im pretty sure i read that in a book abt bmw in the library
    Their symbol came from there, the white and blue quarters, they are meant to represent spinning propellers, and possibly built the planes' engines I think, but not entire planes IIRC.

    Honda has made boat engines, and possibly jet skis? for a while. Anyone know of any Ford or Holden Helicopters?


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    Half the manufacturers today have a history of producing aircraft, look at any oldschool warplane.

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    ^^^Saab is probably one of the most famous ones along with RR although they do engines.

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    PA group buy FTW!!!!!
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    Its good to be king!!!!

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    I would much rather have the Titan ultralight P-51 mustang replica, the T-51.\


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    Quote Originally Posted by Knickers View Post
    Does it have VTEC?
    Yeah it's just constantly stuck in lift
    I like luxury. It's the new performance.

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