THE MITSUBISHI MRJ
WHAT IS THE MRJ?
The Mitsubishi Regional Jet (Japanese : 三菱リージョナルジェット), or MRJ for short, is a twin engine regional jet aircraft seating 70–90 passengers manufactured by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation, a partnership between majority owner Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, and minority owner Toyota Motor Corporation, with design assistance from Subaru Corparation, itself already an aerospace manufacturer. The MRJ will be the first airliner designed and produced in Japan since the NAMC YS-11 of the 1960s, which was produced at a loss.
The first flight of the MRJ was in November 2015. After several delays, deliveries are now scheduled to start by mid-2020 with the launch customer ANA.
It has 2 variants,the 70 seat MRJ70,and the 90 seat MRJ90.
|Passengers||69 (9J + 60Y) to 80||81 (9J + 72Y) to 92|
|Seat pitch||74–79 cm (29–31 in) in Y, 91 cm (36 in) in J|
|Cabin||2.03 m / 6 ft 8in Height × 2.76 m / 9 ft 1in Width|
|Length||33.4m / 109 ft 8in||35.8m / 117 ft 5in|
|Wing span||29.2m / 95 ft 10in|
|Tail height||10.4m / 34 ft 2in|
|Max takeoff weight||LR : 40,200 kg (88,626 lb)||LR : 42,800 kg (94,358 lb)|
|Max landing weight||36,200 kg (79,807 lb)||38,000 kg (83,776 lb)|
|Max zero fuel weight||34,000 kg (74,957 lb)||36,150 kg (79,697 lb)|
|Operating Empty Weight||-||26,000 kg (57,320 lb)|
|Fuel Capacity||-||12,100 L (3,200 US gal)|
|Powerplants (2x)||Pratt & Whitney PW1215G||Pratt & Whitney PW1217G|
|Fan diameter||56 in (142 cm)|
|Engine thrust (2x)||69.3 kN (15,600 lbf)||78.2 kN (17,600 lbf)|
|Range (1-class)||LR : 3,740 km (2,020 nmi)||LR : 3,770 km (2,040 nmi)|
|Typical cruise speed||Mach 0.78 (447 kn; 829 km/h)|
|Operating ceiling||11,900 m (39,000 ft)|
|Takeoff field length (MTOW, SL, ISA)||LR : 1,720 m (5,650 ft)||LR : 1,740 m (5,710 ft)|
|Landing field length (MLW, Dry)||1,430 m (4,700 ft)||1,480 m (4,860 ft)|
Japan Airlines: Orders for 42 MRJ70,and 32 MRJ90,with 0 options.
Trans-State Holdings: Orders for 5 MRJ70,and 50 MRJ90,with 50 options.
SkyWest Airlines: Orders for 7 MRJ70,and 100 MRJ90,with 100 options.
Aero-Lease Aviation: Orders for 2 MRJ70,and 10 MRJ90,with 10 options.
Air Mandalay: Orders for 1 MRJ70,and 6 MRJ90,with 4 options.
Rockton AB: Orders for 1 MRJ70,and 10 MRJ90,with 10 options.
There is a total of 65 MRJ70 Orders,213 MRJ90 Orders,and 194 options.
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