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Eurocopter wins MRJ contract

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 29, 2009

Eurocopter Deutschland has been selected to design and manufacture the doors for the Mistubishi Regional Jet.

Dr Wolfgang Schoder, CEO of Eurocopter Deutschland, said during the contract signature ceremony in Nagoya on October 28, “This is a significant success for our company. We are very proud to continue the long and successful relationship between Eurocopter and the Japanese industry on aircraft doors and helicopters with this new project.”

The 70-90 seat MRJ program was launched in 2008 by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation, with the aircraft set to enter service with launch customer All Nippon Airlines in the first quarter of 2014.

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