What happened to Mitsubishi regional jet?

In June 2019, Mitsubishi rebranded the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ, Japanese: 三菱リージョナルジェット) program as the SpaceJet. The MRJ70 was replaced by the SpaceJet M100, stretched by 1.1 m (3 ft 7 in) to better meet US scope clauses at 76 seats with premium seating. It is comparable with the Embraer E-Jet E2.

Does Mitsubishi make aircraft?

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation (三菱航空機株式会社, Mitsubishi Kōkūki Kabushiki-gaisha), abbreviated MITAC, is a Japanese company that develops, produces, sells and supports the Mitsubishi SpaceJet (formerly MRJ) passenger airliners.

Does Mitsubishi make CRJ?

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries discontinued production with the completion of the last of the small backlog it acquired with the June 1, 2019, purchase of the program from the ailing Bombardier.

Why can’t Japan make planes?

Part of the agreement at the end of WWII was limiting Japans ability to create war-making material, like planes and battleships, and aircraft carriers. With large companies established and growing larger, Japan would have a difficult time getting a foothold for large airliners at this point.

What kind of engines does a Mitsubishi MRJ90 have?

The Mitsubishi MRJ90 is powered by two Pratt & Whitney PW1200G turbofan engines. It has a maximum takeoff weight of 94,358 pounds, just above the scope limit for US regional carriers. Disclaimer: Information on this site may not be accurate or current and is not valid for flight planning or any other aircraft operations.

What is the seating capacity of Mitsubishi MRJ aircraft?

The Mitsubishi regional jet (MRJ) aircraft has a seating capacity of 70 to 90 passengers. Mitsubishi is currently developing six variants of the MRJ – MRJ90STD, MRJ90ER and MRJ90LR in the MRJ 90 class and MRJ70STD, MRJ70ER and MRJ70LR in the MRJ 70 class.

What is the difference between the MRJ90 and MRJ70?

With a seating capacity of 70, the MRJ70 is a smaller jet than the lead variant MRJ90, which has a seating capacity of 90. The standard MRJ90 weighs approximately 39,600kg (87,200lb) but has a better fuel economy of 12%. Two different fuselage lengths are being planned for the six variants.

What is the price of the latest Mitsubishi Regional Jet?

The price of the latest Mitsubishi Regional Jet is around US $ 47 Million. The first order for the twin-engine MRJ was placed by Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) on March 28, 2008 for 15 MRJ with more than ten options.