Mitsubishi, Acquirer Of Bombardier CRJ, Closing SpaceJet's (MRJ) Flight Testing Site, Canada Office Closed
Japanese manufacturer ends overseas operations for shelved plane project...
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November 7, 2020 - by AZUSA KAWAKAMI, Nikkei staff writer for asia.nikkei.com
TOKYO -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will shut down a flight testing center in the U.S. state of Washington for its SpaceJet program, ending all international operations for building Japan's first homegrown passenger airliner in decades.
The decision follows Mitsubishi Heavy's announcement last month that it would "temporarily pause" the regional jet project, all but freezing test flights and mass production.
The closure of the testing center in the city of Moses Lake likely will result in job cuts.
The program, which began as Mitsubishi Regional Jet, was already...
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