The Engines Mounted on MRJ's First Flight Test Aircraft
The PurePower® PW1200G engines were mounted on the Mitsubishi Regional Jet's (MRJ) first flight test aircraft at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' (MHI) final-assembly factory (Komaki South Plant, MHI's Nagoya Aerospace Systems Works located in Aichi Prefecture). This engine mount marks a significant milestone toward MRJ's completion.
Mitsubishi Aircraft has been engaged in mounting the Pratt & Whitney's PurePower engines since mid-June. The installation of other equipment, the wiring work and the piping work are being carried out, fast tracking the final-assembly process for the first flight scheduled next year.
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Mitsubishi Aircraft and MHI remain firmly committed to the success of the MRJ program as well as the growth of Japan's aviation industry.
Source : Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
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