Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Plans to Stop Development of MSJ Airplane

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Mitsubishi Space Jet test aircraft landing at an airport in Aichi Prefecture in March 2020.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries plans to stop development of the Mitsubishi Space Jet (MSJ), a domestically produced airplane. After about 15 years of development, the company is believed to have decided that the aircraft is no longer expected to be profitable.