Mitsubishi Test Jet Takes Off on Third Attempt to Reach U.S.

  • Sensor problems forced cancellation of two flights last month
  • Mitsubishi Aircraft plans to fly four planes to U.S. this year

The Mitsubishi Regional Jet.

Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp., the builder of Japan’s first home-made passenger jet, said a test aircraft took off on its third attempt to fly to the U.S. Monday after aborting flights last month due to problems with air-conditioning sensors.

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