Mitsubishi Aircraft has completed some parts manufacturing for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet and aims to start the first aircraft assembly soon. Hitoshi Iwasa, VP-sales and marketing, says it has completed some parts for the empennage, and the company aims to assemble the first aircraft, an MRJ90, at the end of this year in time for first flight in mid-2012. There will be a total of five test aircraft built, he adds. Mitsubishi Aircraft has a firm order for 15 MRJs from launch customer All ...
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