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Mitsubishi SpaceJet won't be ready until late 2021

New delivery target unveiled after sixth delay

The Mitsubishi Aircraft SpaceJet includes more than 1 million parts, each with high interdependencies, and any changes require time to check the impacts. (Photo courtesy of Mitsubishi Aircraft)

TOKYO -- Mitsubishi Aircraft has postponed delivery of the SpaceJet for a sixth time to late 2021 or 2022, adding more turbulence to its effort to build Japan's first homegrown passenger jet.

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