Manufacturing delays have led BAE Systems to push back the planned service entry date for the Avro RJX regional jet by up to three months. The U.K.-based manufacturer says the first flight of the 85-seat RJX-85 will be in February 2001, with first flight of the larger RJX-100 following two months later. Type certification for the RJX-85 is now planned for December 2001. Nick Godwin, BAE Systems' vice president of marketing, regional aircraft, says the holdup is due to ``a ...

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