Mitsubishi Aircraft has completed some parts manufacture for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet and aims to start first aircraft assembly soon. The aircraft maker’s VP sales and marketing, Hitoshi Iwasa, says it has completed some parts for the empennage. He says they aim 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 ...


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