Japan's first domestically produced passenger jet, the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ), departs Nagoya airport in Komaki, Aichi prefecture on Nov. 11, 2015. AFP PHOTO / KAZUHIRO NOGI
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Japan's new passenger jet Sunday aborted a test flight to the United States for the second time in two days because of an air conditioning defect, its maker said.On Saturday a Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) left Nagoya airport in central Japan for the U.S. but soon turned back due to air conditioning problems.Mitsubishi Heavy unveiled the jet -- which is about 35 meters (115-feet) long and seats about 80 passengers -- in October last year and has received more than 400 orders.
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