Mitsubishi SpaceJet - the official name of the Mitsubishi family of aircraft
Before the Paris Air Show 2019, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation announced the official name of its aircraft - Mitsubishi SpaceJet. Until now, the new aircraft were known as Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ).
The new Mitsubishi SpaceJet family of aircraft includes the M75, M90, recognized as MRJ70 and MRJ90. In addition to M100, a more spacious model. SpaceJet M100 will have a more spacious and comfortable cabin. M100 will benefit from the most spacious economic place existing in its regional category.
The SpaceJet family of aircraft is designed to meet regional market demand for jet aircraft. Hisakazu Mizutani, president of Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation, said the Mitsubishi SpaceJet family of aircraft will redefine regional air transport.
SpaceJet M90 is expected to enter commercial service alongside All Nippon Airways, somewhere in the middle of the year 2020. The SpaceJet M100 has just been launched and will take some time to be certified.
SpaceJet aircraft will be certified by the Japan Civil Aviation Office (JCAB), but also by the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Certainly, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) will also have a say in the new Mitsubishi aircraft.