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Mitsubishi Aircraft drops MRJ brand and targets U.S. market with a 70-seat variant

Mitsubishi Aircraft renames its regional jet MRJ (Mitsubishi Regional Jet) as Space Jet and prepares to offer a radical redesign to build a smaller 70-seat model. Whit these changes, the Japanese manufacturer mainly aims to record orders from the potential U.S. customers for its long-delayed regional jet. Mitsubishi Aircraft is also planning to procure some parts of the aircraft from American suppliers to cut costs for the U.S. airline operators as well as moving some production lines to the… ( More...

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Am I the only one that thinks that's a really dumb name?


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