The structure of the first Mitsubishi Regional Jet is complete and nearing the stage of final assembly, while program managers consider how fast they can build the type to make up for development delays. Mitsubishi Aircraft and its airframe builder and major shareholder, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, appear to be inclined towards the high end of a range of contemplated production rates, though they are wary of the ability of their supply chain to keep up. Despite the announcement of ...


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