Competitive landscape shifts between Mitsubishi MRJ and Embraer E-Jets
Mitsubishi Aircraft is set to announce a second delay to the Mitsubishi Regional Jet schedule amid undisclosed development difficulties, easing pressure on Embraer to move quickly in upgrading the rival E-Jets. Manufacturing of parts for the first MRJ prototype will begin this month or next, says Hitoshi Iwasa, vice president for sales and marketing. On the current schedule, set in 2009, that prototype is supposed to fly in the second quarter of this year—which is clearly not possible ...
ACCESS THIS PREMIUM CONTENT
"MRJ Schedule Slip Widens Embraer Upgrade Timeframe" is Premium Content. Subscribing will provide full access to this article as well as the opportunity to access:
-- Critical intelligence on the global aviation, aerospace & defense industries
-- Consolidated, comprehensive coverage of the programs and technologies shaping the industry
-- And much more…