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The world next great passenger jet

Monday, 16 November 2015

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Screen capture from website of Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation

 

Hitting one of the news headlines last week was the world's next great passenger jet - the Japanese Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ). Being Japan's first commercial jet in half a century, the MRJ made its maiden test flight last Wednesday which took off from Nagoya Airport and was in the air for about 1.5-hour.

 

The MRJ set to be the next generation regional jet which offer both top-class operational economy and outstanding cabin comfort, have a four-abreast seat configuration, with large overhead bins, and also feature a slim seat that offers heightened comfort to passengers.

 

No middle seat (Screen capture from website of Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation) 

 

“Operational performance of the MRJ was far better than expected. We had a significantly comfortable flight,” said Pilot Yasumura, who served as captain.

 

Screen capture from website of Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation 

 

The MRJ family consists of the MRJ90 (90 seat class), the MRJ70 (70 seat class) and the future MRJ 100X (100 seats). Let look forward for Japanese Mitsubishi Regional Jet to enter commercial service in 2017.

 

 

Source: Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation

 

Photos: Website of Mitsubishi Aircraft CorporationPosted by Admin in Around Asia on 16 Nov 2015

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