GE Honda Aero Engines

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GE Honda Aero Engines
Joint venture
Industry Aerospace
Founded 2004; 14 years ago (2004)
Headquarters Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Key people
Steven J. Shaknaitis
Masahiko Izumi
(Executive Vice President)
Products Aircraft engines
Parent GE Aviation (50%)
Honda Aero (50%)

GE Honda Aero Engines LLC (or GE Honda) is a joint venture between GE Aviation and Honda Aero based in Cincinnati, Ohio. GE Honda is headed by Steven J. Shaknaitis of GE Aviation and Masahiko Izumi of Honda Aero. Formed in 2004, the company plans to create jet engines in the 1,000 to 3,500 lbf (4.4 to 15.6 kN) thrust class, suitable for the business aviation industry.[1]


The GE Honda joint venture was formed in October 2004, with the intention of combining the propulsion technology and innovation of General Electric, the world's leading jet engine producer, and Honda, the world's largest engine manufacturer.



  1. ^ About GE Honda Aero GE Honda Website

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