1-Oct-2010 9:34 AM

MHI commences Mitsubishi Regional Jet manufacture

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation (MJET) jointly announced (30-Sep-2010) the commencement by MHI of the manufacture of the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ). Project partners will now commence manufacturing of the various components. MHI, in addition to producing the MRJ’s fuselage, wing, empennage and core system, will also be responsible for final assembly and equipment installation. The MRJ is scheduled to conduct its first flight in 2012. [more]