What is Mitsubishi going to do next?

What is Mitsubishi going to do next?

Mitsubishi’s recent aerospace efforts show mixed results.  The SpaceJet was fumbled pretty badly and cost the company a lot of money. The program is now in limbo.  As a follow up to that program, and as a way to end a lawsuit with Bombardier, Mitsubishi bought the CRJ...
Has Mitsubishi just killed the SpaceJet?

Has Mitsubishi just killed the SpaceJet?

It was hailed at last year’s Paris Airshow as a clean sheet regional aircraft design particularly attractive to the US market, but the future of Mitsubishi’s SpaceJet M100 70-seater is in doubt after Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has suspended development work on the...
Final spec M90 makes first flight

Final spec M90 makes first flight

Mitsubishi performed the maiden flight of the first M90 with all the latest modifications on March 18. It has been a major milestone, as Flight Test Vehicle (FTV) 10 will have a significant role in the certification of the delayed regional jet. JA26MJ took off from...
Mitsubishi confirms 6th delay for Spacejet

Mitsubishi confirms 6th delay for Spacejet

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation has confirmed on February 6 that the first delivery of the Spacejet M90 to ANA has been delayed until 2021 at the earliest. It is the sixth delay since the program start. While certification of the Spacejet is getting closer as the...