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Chief Development Officer Alex Bellamy Talks MRJ Family

Posted by The MRJ Team on Jul 31, 2018 12:00:00 PM

 

Following the MRJ's flight display debut at Farnborough International Airshow, Chief Development Officer Alex Bellamy spoke with Farnborough International News Network about the benefits that the MRJ offers operators and the need for choice in regional aviation

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Topics: Farnborough International Airshow, Program Management Office, Program Developments, New Standard

Photos: MRJ at Farnborough

Posted by The MRJ Team on Jul 21, 2018 4:30:00 AM

This year's Farnborough International Airshow was a monumental moment for the MRJ program. With the aircraft participating in its first-ever flight demonstration at an airshow, there was a sense of pride and accomplishment that spread throughout the Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation chalet. 

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Topics: Farnborough International Airshow, Program Developments, New Standard

MRJ Impresses at Farnborough

Posted by The MRJ Team on Jul 21, 2018 4:00:00 AM

The Mitsubishi Regional Jet's successful flight demonstrations at this year's Farnborough International Airshow vividly demonstrated the performance and value of the industry’s only clean-sheet design for the regional jet category. 

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Topics: Program Management Office, Farnborough International Airshow, New Standard

MRJ Completes Flight Demonstration After Repair

Posted by The MRJ Team on Jul 18, 2018 6:05:00 PM

On Monday afternoon at the Farnborough International Airshow, the Mitsubishi Regional Jet made its first successful flight demonstration. In front of aviation industry insiders, media and other show attendees, the MRJ performed a short, steep take-off, a stall approach and a series of banks and turns that culminated in a low-speed pass before its final, smooth landing. 

But amid a successful Farnborough for the MRJ program, the team also overcame adversity.

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Topics: Farnborough International Airshow, Program Management Office, New Standard, Program Developments

A Wider World: How Regional Jets Enable New Routes

Posted by The MRJ Team on Jul 18, 2018 5:55:00 PM

It seems faintly ridiculous now, but when the first regional jet was unveiled in the early 1990s, many in the airline industry thought it was an idea that simply wouldn’t fly.

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Topics: Program Management Office, Passenger Experience, Design, Environment

Watch the MRJ in Flight at Farnborough

Posted by The MRJ Team on Jul 17, 2018 12:35:00 PM
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Topics: Farnborough International Airshow, Program Management Office, New Standard

Flying the MRJ: a Pilot's Aircraft

Posted by The MRJ Team on Jul 17, 2018 12:20:00 PM

 

With best-in-class aerodynamics, a clean-sheet design and a new avionics suite, the Mitsubishi Regional Jet is an aircraft prepared to shape the future of regional aviation.

Thanks to these advantages, the MRJ operates more efficiently, quietly and comfortably, providing a piloting experience no other regional jet can match.

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Topics: Moses Lake Flight Test Center, FTA-4, MRJ90, Passenger Experience, Program Management Office, Flight Testing, New Standard

The Mitsubishi Regional Jet is Answering the Call for Choice

Posted by The MRJ Team on Jul 15, 2018 8:27:11 AM

 

The regional aviation market is in the midst of a substantial shift. With increased demand for point-to-point routes and rapid economic development in global markets, the industry is poised for enormous growth in the coming years.

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Topics: MRJ90, MRJ70, Program Management Office, News Releases, Engineering, Moses Lake Flight Test Center, MRJ Team, Testing, New Standard

MRJ: Delivering Choice for the New Era in Regional Travel

The regional aviation market is in the midst of a substantial shift. With increased demand for point-to-point routes and rapid economic development in global markets, the industry is poised for enormous growth in the coming years. But challenges are evident as well. Regional operators will need to address aging fleets, corresponding maintenance cost increases and the effects of volatile (as of late, rising) fuel prices. And in the segment’s largest market, the United States, they will have to manage ongoing scope clause restrictions.

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Topics: Passenger Experience, Environment, Program Management Office, Design, Craftsmanship, Engineering, Farnborough International Airshow, New Standard

Highlights From the Past Year of the MRJ

Posted by The MRJ Team on Jul 15, 2018 7:13:00 AM

The past year for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet has been defined by strong and steady progress. In the months following its debut at the 2017 Paris Air Show, the MRJ has undergone a series of key tests including natural icing, high altitude, hot weather and more.

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Topics: Moses Lake Flight Test Center, MRJ90, MRJ70, Testing, Program Management Office, Program Developments

Mapping the MRJ's Key USA Partners

Posted by The MRJ Team on Jul 13, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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The MRJ is Japan’s first ever jet-powered commercial aircraft, but the United States also plays a key role in its development. With its primary testing hub, flight testing sites and a network of partners all located in the U.S., Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation have developed a regional aircraft that will advance the aviation industry when it enters the market in 2020. Here’s a look at the partners and locations around the U.S. making it possible.    

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Topics: Testing, Program Management Office, Moses Lake Flight Test Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Craftsmanship, Design, Program Developments

A Conversation with Hiroyasu Aruga, the Designer Behind the MRJ

Posted by The MRJ Team on Jul 2, 2018 8:22:18 PM

The Mitsubishi Regional Jet is the first entrant in a new class of higher performance regional aircraft. As the only clean-sheet aircraft for the sub-100 seat category, the MRJ cuts a sharper silhouette than any other jet in its class with a more aerodynamic nose, sleek fuselage and lean wings featuring optimized nacelles.

The man behind the distinct design of the MRJ, many aspects of its interior cabin and its advanced flight deck is Hiroyasu Aruga, a Technical Supervisor & Chief Researcher in Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ Research & Innovation Center.

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Topics: Design, MRJ Team, Craftsmanship, Program Developments