TITLE

Lighter Than Air

AUTHOR(S)
Kelly, Tim
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;12/10/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 21, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article talks about the Mitsubishi Regional Jet as the Japanese aircraft industry's attempt to tap the commercial aircraft market. To global jet-builder Boeing the regional aircraft may prove a stalwart ally as other makers encroach on the Boeing-Airbus duopoly that for more than a decade has divvied up the big-aircraft market. The Japanese jet mimics Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, the first carbon-composite commercial aircraft. Mitsubishi Heavy, which is building the wings for the American jet, makes no secret of its attempt to emulate its U.S. partner.
ACCESSION #
28459432

 

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