Mitsubishi

Is this the sunset for the Mitsubishi SpaceJet?

Mitsubishi has tried very hard for the SpaceJet to become a major force in the regional aircraft market. However, has the aircraft's time already passed?...


Mitsubishi Aircraft to reduce workforce by 95%

Mitsubishi Aircraft plans to cut its workforce by about 95% starting in April 2021....


Mitsubishi to obtain F-X stealth fighter jet development contract

The Japanese Defense Ministry is about to formalize Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) as the prime contractor of the future F-X fighter jet....


No American Dream? Mitsubishi Aircraft pulls out of United States

Seemingly, the road for the Mitsubishi SpaceJet is only getting bumpier amidst the coronavirus pandemic, as Mitsubishi is closing two out of its three offices in North America. ...


Coronavirus delays Mitsubishi SpaceJet certification flights

Another aircraft manufacturer was forced to suspend some of its operations due to the outbreak of coronavirus: Mitsubishi. The manufacturer was forced to pause its certification test flights of the SpaceJet....


Mitsubishi SpaceJet JA26MJ embarks on maiden flight

Flight Test Vehicle 10 (FTV10), the first Mitsubishi SpaceJet M90 in final, certifiable baseline configuration, completed its maiden flight in Japan. ...


First PW1200G engine assembled in Japan enters flight testing

The first Pratt & Whitney GTF™ PW1200G engine assembled in Japan has begun flight testing. The maiden flight of the engine, which powers the upcoming Mitsubishi SpaceJet, was praised by the Japanese company as an important milestone for both the aircraft program and the Japanese aerospace industry. ...


Sixth postponement underway for Mitsubishi SpaceJet

For the sixth time, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has postponed the first delivery of its regional jet, the SpaceJet, to late 2021 or 2022, according to local media reports....


Mitsubishi admits facing another SpaceJet service entry delay

Mitsubishi SpaceJet M90 program is getting dangerously close to the business principles of the infamous USGlobal Airways (née Baltia Airlines), as the service entry date of the regional jet, in the development for over a decade now, could be postponed yet again, the company’s CEO revealed. ...


Mitsubishi confirms order for 50 SpaceJet M90 canceled

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation has officially confirmed losing an up to 100 SpaceJet M90 order on October 31, 2019. The Japanese company explains that the decision is related to the aircraft’s “unsuitability for the U.S. market”.  Trans States Holdings, owner of Compass Airlines, GoJet Airlines, and Trans States Airlines, previously held a firm order for 50 SpaceJet M90 with an option for 50 more....