SINGAPORE—Mitsubishi Aircraft has found it may be able to improve the specification of its MRJ regional jet, because aerodynamic and engine performance is on target, and time is available for tweaks. The company has begun final assembly of the first two units of the MRJ70 version, which is looking increasingly important for a U.S. market that is still largely bound by pilot labor agreements that limit the use of the larger variant, the MRJ90. Program managers hope the MRJ will be ...

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