Tag: Sukhoi Super Jet 100

Russian Aviation Industry – The Results of 2016

Reading Time: 5 minutes In 2016, the Russian economy continued crisis, complicated by low energy prices and the continuation of financial and economic sanctions. Key economic indicators (according to the Federal State Statistics Service) in relation to 2015: Gross domestic product – 99.3%, industrial production index – 101.1%, production index by type of activity “Manufacturing” – 100.1%. The production […]

Sukhoi Superjet 100 Fleet Inspection Completed

Reading Time: < 1 minute JSC “Sukhoi Civil Aircraft”(SCA), together with operators, have completed the Sukhoi Superjet 100 fleet inspection. Aircraft which have successfully passed the inspection have resumed flights. The reason for the inspection was the previously detected defect in the stabilizer attachment bands on one aircraft. As of today, all aircraft have now undergone the inspection, performed by […]

Russia Grounds the Sukhoi Superjet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russia’s civil aviation authority Rosaviatsia has grounded the country’s fleet of Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft, citing concerns over metal fatigue. The grounding of Russia’s nearly 50-strong fleet of SSJ100s came after inspections by Rosaviatsia found metal fatigue in the tail of one SSJ100 operated by Irkutsk-based regional airline IrAero. Metal fatigue is a common problem […]

Volga-Dnepr Technics Adds Sukhoi Super Jet 100 To Its MRO Capability

Reading Time: 3 minutes Volga-Dnepr Technics Moscow (VDTM), has successfully passed a certification process to become an approved maintenance organization for Sukhoi Super Jet 100 aircraft under Russian Federal Aviation Regulations 285. VDTM is now capable to provide line maintenance, structural repair and non-destructive testing services on the aircraft type SSJ100 at the company’s Moscow-Sheremetyevo (SVO) facilities with prospective […]