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Rytis Beresnevicius

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. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius

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....


Zivile Zalagenaite

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. ...


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AeroTime Team

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. ...


Clement Charpentreau

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....


AeroTime Team

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. ...


Zivile Zalagenaite

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....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Mitsubishi reportedly delays the SpaceJet for the sixth time

The never-ending delays to the Mitsubishi SpaceJet seem to be continuing on. Reports indicate that the Japanese manufacturer is struggling to get certification for its regional jet....


AeroTime Team

Mitsubishi lands preliminary order for 100 SpaceJet M100s

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation has entered negotiations with Mesa Air Group, the parent company of U.S. regional carrier Mesa Airlines, for a sale of up to a 100 SpaceJet M100 aircraft. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius

Winners and Losers of the Paris Air Show 2019 – Orders and other deals

The 53rd Paris Air Show seemed to fly past in an instant. However, some aircraft manufacturers were happier than others when it came to business. Read more:...