Hideo Egawa to Become President of Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp.

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation announced that Hideo Egawa, who currently serves as Director, Senior Executive Vice President, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., was appointed to succeed Nobuo Toda in the position of president of Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation as of April 1, 2009.

Egawa will be officially appointed to the board of directors of Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation at an extraordinary shareholders’ meeting to be held at a later date. Toda will be appointed to the post of vice chairman.