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