MRJ Maiden Test Flight Set For October

The first Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) test flight is scheduled take place in October, Mitsubishi Aircraft and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries have confirmed.

In a statement released on Monday (August 31), the Japanese OEM said the flight will take place at Nagoya Airport and will last for around one hour.

Mitsubishi Aircraft said it will release further details about a specific date for the test flight at the end of September. Mitsubishi Aircraft said it plans to deliver the first MRJ to launch customer All Nippon Airways in Q2 2017.

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