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A Vital But Neglected Market: Bringing New Value To Regional Aviation

Posted by Alex Bellamy, Chief Development Officer on May 28, 2019 12:00:00 PM

This is an exciting time for Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation. It has been a year of significant progress for us, from receiving Type Inspection Authorization and beginning type certification testing, to making investments to strengthen core commercial functions of our company. We’ve undertaken a great deal of hard, but productive, work optimizing our products and building the team that will bring them to market.

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Topics: MRJ Team, Program Management Office, Passenger Experience, Program Developments, New Standard

Leeham News: Mitsubishi Positioned to Become Major Regional Player

Posted by The MRJ Team on May 28, 2019 11:48:00 AM

As former mainstays in the regional market exit the segment, leaving operators with limited choices between legacy aircraft, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation is preparing to enter service at the perfect time, reports aviation publication Leeham News and Analysis.

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Topics: MRJ Team, Program Management Office, Passenger Experience, Program Developments, New Standard

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: Design, Program Management Office, Environment, Passenger Experience

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: Flight Testing, MRJ90, Program Management Office, Passenger Experience, FTA-4, Moses Lake Flight Test Center, 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: Engineering, Craftsmanship, Design, Program Management Office, Environment, Passenger Experience, Farnborough International Airshow, New Standard