Jul 24, 2019

Honda Aircraft Company Sponsors EAA GirlVenture Camp for Third Consecutive Year

OSHKOSH, WI – July 24th, 2019 – During the 2019 Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) AirVenture in Oshkosh, WI, Honda Aircraft Company served as the presenting sponsor of EAA’s GirlVenture Camp for the third consecutive year. Previously called Women Soar You Soar, EAA’s GirlVenture Camp provides women in grades 9-12 an opportunity to network with pilots and industry professionals while attending aviation-focused workshops and participating in flight simulation activities. 

“At Honda Aircraft Company, we are committed to encouraging more women to choose aviation and believe it is paramount to raise awareness for opportunities for females in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM),” said Honda Aircraft Company president and CEO Michimasa Fujino. “We are proud to be the presenting sponsor of EAA’s GirlVenture Camp as it brings much needed attention to opportunities available for women in aviation and STEM.”

The 2019 EAA GirlVenture Camp at AirVenture hosted nearly 70 young women from the United States, Canada and France. Over the course of three days, EAA’s GirlVenture Camp engaged, inspired and educated young women to pursue their dreams in aviation and beyond.
About the HondaJet Elite

The HondaJet Elite is the fastest, farthest and highest-flying plane in its class. The HondaJet Elite incorporates Honda Aircraft's many technological innovations, including the unique Over-The-Wing Engine Mount (OTWEM) configuration, Natural Laminar Flow (NLF) nose and wing and composite fuselage. These advancements contribute to the aircraft's superior performance, unparalleled efficiency and maximized fuselage space, making the aircraft's cabin the largest in its class. The HondaJet Elite cabin features a full service galley, a private lavatory with optional belted seat and an exclusive Bongiovi sound system. The aircraft sets the gold standard in safety and human-machine interface technology with an ergonomically designed cockpit and enhanced customized Garmin® G3000 avionics suite. Honda Aircraft continues to be committed to the improvement of lives through personal mobility while living in a sustainable society. The HondaJet Elite remains significantly more fuel efficient and emits less greenhouse gases than all other similarly sized twin-engine business jets. Certified for single pilot operation, the HondaJet Elite continues to live 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.