Mitsubishi SpaceJet Spotting Guide


Under development by the Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation in Japan is the Mitsubishi SpaceJet M100, which had its first flight in November of 2015. This airliner will be powered by two Pratt & Whitney GTF PW1200G engines, one under each wing.

It was originally known as the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ).

Two models are currently under development in the SpaceJet family. The SpaceJet M100 will seat up to 70-88 passengers in a 2-2 configuration, with one central aisle. The M90 seats 76-92 passengers.

The M100 is 113.2' in length.

Its design features a streamlined nose, fly-by-wire flight deck, enhanced optimized wing & engine configuration, low-drag fuselage. high-aspect ratio wing, optimized winglet and a low-drag tail cone. Inside it offers passengers more personal space, more bin capacity and the latest generation of onboard amenities.

First deliveries are currently planned for mid-2020.

U.S. regional carrier Mesa Airlines signed a memorandum of understanding with Mitsubishi in September of 2019 for up to 100 SpaceJet M100s. Mesa currently provides regional service for American and United Airlines.

Mitsubishi SpaceJet
(Photos courtesy of Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation)

Mitsubishi SpaceJet in flight


Mitsubishi SpaceJet fuselage


Earlier views of SpaceJet as the Mitsubishi Regional Jet MRJ
(Photos courtesy of Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation)

Mitsubishi Regional Jet MRJ


Mitsubishi Regional Jet MRJ in flight


 

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