14 MARCH 2011

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Article from BTNews 14 MARCH 2011

Mitsubishi says it is on track with new aircraft

Japan’s Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation (MJET) last week said it is hopeful of signing a new aircraft order soon.  Claiming its new regional twinjet MRJ90 will be 40% quieter and produce 20% less CO2 emissions than its closest rival, the Embraer 190, the manufacturer noted that its proposed MRJ100X stretch version is still under study.  A full-size cabin mock up made its debut at Asian Aerospace featuring large luggage bins, LED lighting and slimline seats, some 3-5kg lighter than existing regional jet seats.

Deliveries of the initial MRJ90 are on schedule for delivery in 2014, with first flight slated for mid next year.  The smaller MRJ70 US scope clause compliant MRJ70 will follow, then the MRJ100.  Trans States Holdings, with 50 firm orders and 50 options, has not confirmed the split of the order yet. www.mrj-japan.com

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