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Japan back in the sky with passenger jet that may not make money

The Mitsubishi Regional Jet has been delayed five times and faces rising costs, yet its future as the vanguard of Japanese-built passenger jets seems assured by the corporate muscle behind it and a government set on reviving an aerospace industry dismantled after World War Two. The delays — the new 90-seat plane was due to […]