Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. (MITAC) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) have started final assembly of the first Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) flight test aircraft. Work is occurring at MHI’s Nagoya Aerospace Systems Works facility. The mid fuselage section has been completed. “Assembly of the aircraft will progressively advance as other sections of the fuselage, main wings and other structural components arrive, after which electrical wiring, hydraulic and other systems will ...

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