Michimasa Fujino

Engineer, Person


Who is Michimasa Fujino?

Michimasa Fujino is a Japanese engineer and businessman, the founding president & CEO of Honda Aircraft Company, the Honda subsidiary responsible for Honda’s overall airframe business strategy, and the further development, sales promotion and production of the innovative HondaJet.

Prior to leading the formation of Honda Aircraft Company, Fujino-san was a vice president with Honda R&D Americas, Inc., and the Large Project Leader for the HondaJet program based in Greensboro, North Carolina. In this capacity, he led all engineering tasks from design through experimental verification, fabrication and flight testing of the HondaJet.

Fujino-san joined Honda R&D Co., Ltd. in Japan in 1984, after graduating from the University of Tokyo with a degree in aeronautical engineering. He spent the first two years of his career in the automobile research division working on the development of a new electrical control steering system. Fujino-san was then assigned to a research project in the field of aviation.

Over the past 20 years, he has been involved in the design and development of aircraft and has participated in several aircraft projects.

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  • University of Tokyo
  • Honda Aircraft Company

on July 23, 2013


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