MRJ takes off at Grand County International Airport (image courtesy of Mitsubishi)

Mitsubishi begins MRJ test flights in the US

On October 18, Mitsubishi announced that it made its first test flight in the US of the first MRJ (Mitsubishi Regional Jet) testing model. Flight time was 3:18.

The MRJ left Grant County International Airport in the US state of Washington on October 17 at 13:20 (October 18, 5:20 Japan time) and landed at the same airport at 16:38 (8:38 Japan time).

(Translated by Greg Scott)