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Mitsubishi gives up on Japan's first domestically manufactured passenger jet

Lessons learned could be applied to a next-gen fighter, says company Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), a core company within Japan's Mitsubishi Group, announced on Tuesday that it was finally killing its regional aircraft, the SpaceJet.… Although the decision was already made internally, Mitsubishi released the details of the cancelation to the public within its Q3 2022 reports. The company said it was "unable to find sufficient business feasibility to resume development" of the… ( More...

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Shenghao Han 3
That space is furiously competitive with ERJ (Embraer) and CRJ (Bombardier Now Airbus), as well as ARJ (The Chinese jet). Even Russia have several, like the SuperJet...
With multiple countries catching up with highspeed train, these regional jets are seeing less and less demand...

Ryan Zorgdrager 6
MHI actually bought the CRJ type from Bombardier. Airbus owns the C Series type. Two separate transactions for 2 different types from Bombardier.
21voyageur 1
@Shenghao Han appears to have a somewhat limited view in terms of who owns what. Exactly as you stated RZ. The purchase by MHI of the CRJ series back in June 2019 put the final nail in the coffin of the MRJ. IMHO, this should in no way be a surprise.
Dennis Stockton 2
The company that built the A6M gives up. Sad.


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