Sharp-Nosed Jap Jetliner Will Be Sport Changer For U.S. Flyers

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. is showing off its new jet — known as the MRJ — at the Paris Air Show this week.
Mitsubishi joins the big leaguesThe huge Japanese conglomerate behind the MRJ, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHVYF), has been making complex parts for plane makers like Boeing for decades.
Related: Boeing takes a swing at Airbus with bigger 737 MaxWhile it’s built in Nagoya, Japan, the MRJ is a global collaboration.
It does have one unmistakable feature, though — a sharply aerodynamic nose that resembles some of Japan’s famous bullet trains.
Mitsubishi believes it’s getting back on track now, but there are still big tests to go that could reveal issues.

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