Posts Tagged “MRJ”

News Reports of Additional MRJ Delay False, According to Company

By |

News Reports of Additional MRJ Delay False, According to Company






With several news reports late last week indicating a further delay in the Mitsubishi Regional Jet program, the company today has formally denied any change in delivery schedule. “No such announcement has been made by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation or Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. At present, no decision has been made to change the delivery schedule.”…

Read more »

Ferrying the MRJ

By |

Ferrying the MRJ






[UPDATE – MITAC responded to our request for ferry information as follows: “The company policy allows us to give you details after the arrival at Moses Lake.”.  Meanwhile you try to track the aircraft from here. As you can see they turn off the tracking ability soon after takeoff.  Wonder why the secrecy?] The Mitsubishi…

Read more »

MRJ flying again

By |






After two back to back bungled flights to ferry their test aircraft to the Moses Lake facility, Mitsubishi seems to have started to wring out the issues that plagued their ferry flights.  The test aircraft is flying again. A test MRJ on a flight from Nagoya to Moses Lake in late August turned back after…

Read more »

Bombardier Delays Deliveries due to Engine Supply Issues

By |






Bombardier announced that its 2016 C Series deliver schedule will be delayed, while citing the statistics from the first two aircraft in service with Swiss.  The good news is that the two CS100 aircraft in service with SWISS have collectively flown nearly 400 revenue flights, and accumulated nearly 600 flight hours.   The bad news is that Bombardier stated…

Read more »

MRJ Customer news

By |






Related posts: Outlook for Aerospace in 2012 MRJ delayed a year MRJ Delay – some thoughts MRJ flying again

Read more »

MRJ back flying

By |

MRJ back flying






Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation (MITAC) resumed flight tests of the FTA-1 for the MRJ.  During about a 1.5-hour flight test off the Pacific coast, MITAC confirmed upgrades carried out on the aircraft. The importance of this event cannot be overstated.  Aircraft program delays are the bane of the industry.  MITAC is under pressure to deliver on…

Read more »