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Mitsubishi Aircraft takes delivery of engine for MRJ's first flight test aircraft Step forward for MRJ's first flight


Nagoya, June 5, 2014 – Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation took delivery of the first PurePower® PW1200G engine at the Mitsubishi Regional Jet's (MRJ) final-assembly factory in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. Pratt & Whitney shipped the PurePower engine in preparation of being mounted on the first MRJ flight test aircraft. The delivery of the engine marks a major milestone toward MRJ’s completion, accelerating the final-assembly process with components. Pratt & Whitney shipped the PurePower 1200G engine from the Mirabel Aerospace Centre in Mirabel, Quebec, Canada.