HF120  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 13 December 2013
Total Production: ?
Origin: Japan and United States of America
Corporations: GE Honda Aero Engines
Parent System: HF120
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 13 December 2013
Total Production: ?
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Description: The HF120 is an advanced 2,000 pound class turbofan propulsion system developed by GE Honda Aero Engines to power light business jets. The engine features high thrust-to-weight ratio, low noise levels, environment friendly design and reduced fuel burn. A dual-channel, ultra-compact FADEC (Full Authority Digital Electronic Control) provides enhanced reliability. With a Time Between Overhaul (TBO) of 5,000 hours, it has been designed to stay on-wing over 40% longer than other business jet engines. The HF120 engine uses a sophisticated combustor and fuel nozzles designed to reduce NOx, CO, HC and smoke emissions. It will integrate proven materials and design gained through five generations of commercial engines.

The first HF120 engine entered the +10,000 hours testing program in early 2007 with the aim to achieve type certification by 2009. Originally, the HF120 engine was designed to power the Honda Jet light business jet replacing the HF118 developmental engine. In October 2006, GE Honda Aero Engines signed a business agreement with Spectrum Aeronautical to power the Spectrum Freedom jet. Entry into service of the HF120 powering both Honda Jet and Spectrum Freedom is planned for 2010.

HF120 Applications


Private Aircraft HondaJet S-40 Freedom

HF120 Specifications

Bypass Ratio: 2.90
Fan Pressure Ratio: 24
Thrust-to-Weight Ratio: 5
Dimensions
Fan Diameter: 21.2 inch (538 millimeter)
Length: 44 inch (1,118 millimeter)
Time
Time Between Overhaul: 5,000 hour
Weight
Dry Weight: 400 pound (181 kilogram)
Max Takeoff Thrust: 2,050 pound (930 kilogram)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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HF120 News

There are 5 news between
11 Sep 2007 and 23 May 2016
Monday, May 23, 2016GE Honda Aero Engines HF120 Receives EASA Certification
Friday, December 13, 2013GE Honda Aero Engine's HF120 Turbofan Engine Receives FAA Certification
Monday, October 19, 2009GE Honda's HF120 Engine Completes First Run Test
Tuesday, October 7, 2008GE Honda Aero Engines Prepares Hardware for First HF120 Development Engine
Tuesday, September 11, 2007GE Honda Aero Engines Begins Full Engine Testing of HF120
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