Tag: Sukhoi Superjet

New Wing Being Designed for the Sukhoi Superjet

Reading Time: 1 minute Russia’s Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI) has been instructed by the Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) to design new wing modifications for the would-be future members of the SSJ family, including the shortened SSJ75 version. The 75-seat model, currently under development, requires a smaller wing. The institute has already designed and produced aerodynamic models for two […]

Aeroflot Takes Delivery of Its 45th Sukhoi Superjet 100

Reading Time: 1 minute Aeroflot has taken delivery of its 45th Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100). The aircraft is named in honour of the legendary Soviet pilot Alexey Maresyev. The Russian-built Sukhoi Superjet 100 is configured with 12 seats in business class and 75 seats in economy class. The new SSJ100 will start operating on Aeroflot routes in the […]

Sukhoi Makes Plans for a SSJ100 Freighter

Reading Time: 3 minutes Russian aircraft manufacturer Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Co, part of the state-owned United Aircraft Corporation, is working on a cargo version of its Sukhoi Superjet regional aircraft. The freighter version scheme is listed in SCAC’s latest annual report as a priority project in the further development of the SSJ100 programme. Although the document provides no further […]

Aeroflot Takes Delivery of 44th Sukhoi Superjet

Reading Time: 1 minute Aeroflot has taken delivery of its 44th Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100). One aircraft is named in honour of the Soviet test pilot and twice Hero of the Soviet Union Vladimir Kokkinaki. The Russian-built Sukhoi Superjet 100 is configured with 12 seats in business class and 75 seats in economy class. The new SSJ100 will start operating […]

Russia Gains Advantage as India’s Aviation Sector Accelerates

Reading Time: 2 minutes Localizing production line under Make in India initiative puts Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation in advantageous position to tap India’s fast growing civil aviation sector. India’s emergence as the third largest aviation market in terms of domestic passenger traffic overtaking Japan and now just behind China and the US comes as an opportunity for major aircraft […]

Russia Set to Sell SuperJets to Iran

Reading Time: 1 minute Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has confirmed an unspecified Iranian airline will shortly acquire twelve SSJ 100-95s from Sukhoi Civil Aircraft. Earlier this year, the Mehr news agency quoted the Secretary of the Association of Iranian Airlines, Maqsoud Asadi Samani, as saying the Russian manufacturer had applied to the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) […]

Sukhoi Superjet Becomes Official Aircraft of Russian Olympic Team

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) and Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) have signed a partnership agreement. SCAC has received the status of an official supplier of the Russian Olympic Committee and the Russian Olympic Team. This partnership will enable SCAC to support the Olympic Movement and implement innovative joint projects. The partnership agreement was signed […]

Russia is Making a Huge Effort to Challenge US Influence in Iraq

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russia is ready to sell civil airliners to Iraq and keep providing it with military aid to fight Islamic State, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Thursday, accompanied on a trip to Baghdad by the biggest Russian delegation in years. The mission by nearly 100 government and business officials was part of a drive […]