Mitsubishi Aircraft delays jet again due to safety issues

Aug 23, 2013 | 10:11 AM | Frank Haflich

Tags  aerospace, Mitsubishi Aircraft, MRJ, Mitsubishi, Toyota, regional jet, program delay, Frank Haflich

LOS ANGELES — Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. said it will delay the introduction of its regional jet by more than a year due to safety considerations.

The maiden flight of the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ), Japan’s first commercial aircraft in half a century, is now slated for the second quarter of 2015, with initial deliveries in the second quarter of 2017, at least two years later than the plane’s original delivery date.....





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