FAA Certification Gained By The Honda Jet The day has finally come for the Honda Aircraft Company that concludes a very long journey as a run-up to certification for the Honda Jet. The Honda Jet has been granted full Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification. The type certification was granted on Tuesday 8th, December but the formal announcement was made by both the FAA and Honda Aircraft Company yesterday, the 9th. Honda Aircraft Company validated the HondaJet’s performance, safety, function and reliability through rigorous ground and flight tests with the FAA. Total flight hours exceeded 3,000, with testing conducted at more than 70 locations across the United States.