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November 11, 2015
 

UTC Aerospace Systems helps enable Mitsubishi regional jet first flight

Key, advanced technologies supplied by UTC Aerospace Systems helped enable the Nov. 11 successful first flight of the Mitsubishi Regional Jet.
UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp.
The MRJ is a family of 70-90 seat next-generation regional jets under development by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation. MITAC has received orders for more than 400 MRJs.
UTC Aerospace Systems provides a large number of systems on the MRJ including electric power generation and distribution, nacelles, fire & overheat protection, air data sensors, environmental control systems and cabin pressurization, wheels and brakes, ice detection/protection systems, interior and exterior lighting, and primary and secondary actuation. In addition, the company provides a number of systems and components on the Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1200G engines that power the MRJ.
“Congratulations to MITAC — it’s a great day for everyone who has worked so hard to see this innovative airplane take flight for the first time,” said Dave Gitlin, president, UTC Aerospace Systems. “Our employees are very proud to contribute to the success of MRJ and we look forward to supporting our valued customer on this very important program.”




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