Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation was founded in 2008 and is based in Nagoya, Japan. With Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. as its parent company, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation has been dedicated to the development, production and sales support of the Mitsubishi Regional Jet passenger airliner.
The Mitsubishi Regional Jet is a family of 70-90 seat next-generation aircraft featuring Pratt & Whitneys revolutionary PurePower® engine and state-of-the-art aerodynamics to drastically reduce fuel consumption, noise, and emissions, while offering top-class operational benefits and an outstanding cabin designed for heightened passenger flying comfort with large overhead bins.
The aircraft is expected to enter commercial service in 2018 with launch customer All Nippon Airways. Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation is also a key manufacturer of aircraft frame and engine components, working with Boeing, Airbus, Bombardier, Sikorsky, Rolls-Royce, Pratt & Whitney, and IAE to manufacture key components for those companies' aircraft and engines. It also provides customer support for MRJ products, as well as technical, operational, and spare parts support services.