Japan Flying Ahead with Mitsubishi Jet

Japan is close to a go-ahead on an ambitious commercial regional jet project. Sure, it's risky and costly, but China is hot on its heels

China isn't the only country in Asia with hopes of getting its commercial jet industry off the ground. While Beijing has made headlines this week with plans to build a jet by 2020, Japan's entry into the fray could come far sooner than that.

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