Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. yesterday announced the final configuration of its MRJ, showing a taller cabin, increased overhead bin space and a wing box made of aluminum rather than composite materials. In conjunction with the changes, made as a result of customer feedback and discussions, the manufacturer delayed the program by about a year, with first flight now set for the second quarter of 2012 and first delivery in the first quarter of 2014 rather than 2013 (ATWOnline, May 21). It also ...

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