Over-The-Wing Engine Mount (OTWEM), a breakthrough in aeronautics engineered by Honda after more than 20 years of extensive research and development, strays from the conventional mold set by the aviation industry.
Combined with Natural Laminar Flow (NLF) technology and a carbon fiber composite fuselage, what OTWEM enables the HondaJet to do is truly remarkable.
The Over-The-Wing Engine Mount design provides the HondaJet with an impressive climb rate of 3,990 feet per minute. That’s 1,000 feet per minute more than other jets in its class. That’s while flying at a maximum cruise speed of 420 KTAS to a maximum cruise altitude of 43,000 feet, all the while excelling in fuel efficiency.
Engine placement away from the cabin means more space inside the cabin. OTWEM lets you enjoy best-in-class legroom, a fully private aft lavatory and more cargo space.
With the engine mounted above the wing and not directly attached to the fuselage, noise emissions are displaced and blocked by the wing, making the cabin a quieter place to think and relax while also reducing noise heard from the ground.
Since its inception, the HondaJet was destined to be the world’s most advanced light jet. Combine OTWEM with NLF technology and a composite fuselage, and that vision is an indisputable reality.