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The HF120 Engine

Integrating the technology and quality of GE and Honda, the HF120 turbofan from GE Honda Aero Engines has been developed with the future of business aviation in mind.

HF120 engine
26" 28" 51"
  • weight lbs

    368
    CFM56-5
  • take-off thrust lbs

    2,095
    CFM56-5

key technology features

Uncooled, single-stage HPT

Blisk technologies

Low emissions combustor

example applications

HondaJet, Spectrum Freedom


HF120: Remarkable Engine for Very Light Jets

High-flow, wide-chord fan blades, high temperature materials and advanced features are expected to provide real performance advantages, like a high thrust-to-weight ratio and reduced fuel burn.

By reducing weight and incorporating innovative 3D aerodynamic designs, the engine components are designed to interact with greater efficiency while optimizing operability. The HF120 will use a sophisticated combustor and fuel nozzles designed to reduce NOx, CO, HC and smoke emissions. The HF120 is designed to meet noise levels quieter than Stage 4 requirements with substantial margin.

The HF120 builds upon five generations of research and development and will integrate commercially proven designs and materials. It is expected to enter service fully mature from an extensive testing program, with a target of more than 15,000 hours in testing.

For more information about the GE Honda HF120 engine, visit gehonda.com.