Tag: Sukhoi SuperJet 100

Superjet 100 and MC-21 May Be United under Single Brand

Reading Time: 1 minute Russian SSJ-100 and MC-21 planes may be united under common brand, President of the Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) Alexander Rubtsov told at the Eurasia Airshow-2018. “It’s quite probable that we will make a transition to a single brand. I do not rule out it will be either MC or any other derivative. We will […]

Russia Muscles as U.S. Sanctions Slow Down Airbus and Boeing Deals

Reading Time: 2 minutes The arrival of a Russian-built Sukhoi Superjet 100 at Tehran’s Mehrabad International Airport has signaled the beginning of a renewed offensive by Russia to find new customers for its commercial passenger jet. The timing is seen as particularly opportune. Since the lifting of the majority of international sanctions in January 2016, Iran’s airlines have placed aircraft […]

Aeroflot Takes Delivery of the 35th Sukhoi Superjet 100

Reading Time: 1 minute On the 19th of December, 2017 the 35th SSJ100 joined the fleet of Aeroflot. The aircraft was taken as part of the agreement for 20 machines signed by the national carrier with «VEB-leasing» and the United Aircraft Corporation at the MAKS 2017 airshow. The SSJ100 with tail number RA-89099 named after the Balcar poet Kaisyn […]

Rostec Assembles the 300th SaM146 Current Engine for the SSJ 100

Reading Time: 2 minutes The 300th Russian-French SaM146 current engine for the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft has been assembled at UEC – Saturn (operating as part of Rostec’s United Engine Corporation) and delivered to Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company. To date, the SaM146 engine fleet has logged over 700,000 flight hours. The SaM146 is an integrated power plant that […]

Aeroflot Signs Contract For 20 Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute PJSC Aeroflot, VEB Leasing and JSC United Aircraft Corporation have entered into a contract for the delivery to Aeroflot of twenty Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft. The contract was signed yesterday by Aeroflot CEO Vitaly Saveliev, Vnesheconombank Chairman Sergey Gorkov and President of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) Yuri Slyusar. The signing ceremony took place […]

Results of the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget for Russia

Reading Time: 2 minutes Owing to the position of the French authorities, Russia has not brought any full-scale models of its military hardware to the Le Bourget international aerospace show. Despite this, Russian defense manufacturers actively participate in it. Russia is represented by Rosoboronexport, the United Aircraft Corporation, Russian Helicopters, Roscosmos, the United Engine Corporation and about a dozen […]

Russia To Allocate Over $700M To Support National Aircraft Industry

Reading Time: 1 minute Russian government is planning to allocate more than 40 billion rubles (approximately $702 million) for the support of the national aircraft industry this year, Medvedev said Wednesday. “In total, about 41 billion rubles is provided for support of aircraft production this year,” Medvedev said at the conference on supporting national aircraft industry in Ulyanovsk. Medvedev […]

MC-21 Rolls Off Assembly Room Floor

Reading Time: 4 minutes The first flying prototype of the Ikrut MC-21, a Russian twin-engine short-mid-range jet airliner with a capacity of 150-211 passengers, has left the assembly room floor, Russian media reports, citing sources in the aviation industry. Speaking to the RIA Novosti news agency on Thursday, an official from Irkut Corporation confirmed that “the first flying model […]

Russian Government Has SSJ100 Plans for Red Wings

Reading Time: 1 minute The Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade has proposed turning Red Wings Airlines into a vehicle for injecting up to 100 Sukhoi Superjet (SSJ100) regional jetliners into the domestic route network, Kommersant daily reports. The Transport Ministry reportedly proposed the initiative. Red Wings was chosen for its previous operational experience with the type. The plan […]

SSJ100: Fitting Issue Under Resolution

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sukhoi Civil Aircraft company (SCAC) reported the completion of checking the entire Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft fleet for cracks in the stabilizer attachment bands. The manufacturer did not disclose the number of aircraft that were found defective, but promised that the replacement of the units on such aircraft will be completed before the end of […]