Nagoya, December 2, 2013 – Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation established the Production Management
Office on December 1, 2013 to accelerate preparation for MRJ production. The Office will manage the
production schedule. The company appointed Shoji Amano, Senior Vice President, as Executive Officer of
the Production Management Office. Amano was previously Head of Engineering & Head of the Overseas
Concurrently, at the end of November 2013, the company closed its Overseas Quality Cost Delivery
(QCD) Office, which had been instrumental in establishing management systems for overseas partners.
About Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation commenced operation on April 1, 2008 to conduct the design, type
certification, procurement, sales & marketing and customer support of the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ).
The MRJ is a family of 70- to 90- seat next-generation regional jet which will offer both top-class
operational economy and outstanding cabin comfort. Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation is capitalized at 100
billion yen, with financing furnished by, among others, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., Toyota Motor
Corporation, Mitsubishi Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation and Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation (MITAC) today announced a revamped schedule of the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) program. First flight is slated for 2Q CY2015, with first delivery in 2Q CY2017.
An Executive Officer will lead each Division in order to facilitate inter-divisional collaboration, as well as to strengthen MRJ program execution via across-the-board development schedule control and...
A total of 119 members from 30, mostly US, companies, participated the conference which has been held annually in December since 2008.