Mitsubishi Aircraft has decided to ramp up production faster and then build MRJs at a quicker rate than the five-a-month initially planned, says Hitoshi Iwasa, director of strategic planning at the Japanese manufacturer. Last year the company was studying an increased production rate. Now the questions are how much faster the production line can go and how to get enough skilled workers to do it. “Our target will be more than five—probably seven, eight or even 10,” Iwasa says. “Our ...


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