Concerning the First Flight Schedule of MRJ

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Nagoya, August 31, 2015 -- Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) today announced that the first flight of the flight test aircraft of the MRJ (Mitsubishi Regional Jet), their next-generation regional jet, will take place as outlined below.

Regarding further details on this matter, the specific week scheduled for first flight will be disclosed near the end of September, and the exact date of the first flight will be announced one day before the first flight.

    Outline of the First Flight of the MRJ

    Schedule: Latter half of October 2015
    Location: Nagoya Airport in Aichi Prefecture, Japan, and its surrounding airspace
    Length of flight: Approximately one hour