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Mitsubishi's SpaceJet has new name but suffers same problems

Development woes force a sixth delay to passenger jet's debut

Mitsubishi Heavy launched the program to develop Japan's first homegrown passenger jet in 2008. (Photo courtesy of Mitsubishi Aircraft)

TOKYO -- Mitsubishi Aircraft is seeking a sixth postponement on delivering its rebranded SpaceJet regional passenger plane, Nikkei has learned, with a new target date to be set as soon as next month.

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