Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. has narrowed the target schedule for first flight of the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) to the last week of October. Mitsubishi had previously said the first MRJ flight would occur in the second half of October. In a Sept. 30 statement, it specified that first flight will take place between Oct. 26 and Oct. 30. “In implementing the flight test, utmost priority will be given to safety,” Mitsubishi added. “The flight schedule is subject to change if ...

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