Tag: sukhoi

Superjet 100 Loses its Sukhoi Nametag

Reading Time: 1 minute Russia’s Irkut Corporation, producer of the country’s MC-21 advanced airliner, has been handed full control of Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) after receiving all of SCAC’s shares. SCAC was previously fully owned by Sukhoi Company and the change of ownership is part of an overall plan to create a fully-fledged, autonomous commercial aviation division under […]

Yakutia Superjet Slides off Runway Injuring Four Passengers

Reading Time: 1 minute Yakutia Sukhoi Superjet 100, operating from Ulan-Ude to Yakutsk carrying 91 passengers and 5 crew members, has suffered a runway excursion and apparent landing-gear collapse. Four passengers requested medical assistance. A criminal investigation has been launched into the incident, which forced the airport to shut down between 3:20am and 10:30am on Thursday.

Russia’s Advanced Su-35S Fighter Put Into Operation

Reading Time: 1 minute The multi-task highly-maneuverable Su-35S fighter has been put into operation, the press service of the Russian Industry and Trade Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.  “In the recent years, the army and navy put into operation various military equipment which has been tested and proved effective in combat conditions,” the statement reads. “This particularly […]

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 […]

EASA Certifies SSJ100 B100 Variant

Reading Time: 1 minute The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has granted type certificate approval to Russia’s Sukhoi Superjet 100 B100 aircraft, Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Co. announced May 16. The new SSJ100 version, designated as B100, is equipped with higher thrust SaM146 engines, which also are installed on the SSJ100 Long Range aircraft. The range for the SSJ100 B100 […]

Russia Plans To Stop Using Tu-154, Tu-134, Il-62M Aircraft

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has issued instructions to study the possibility of replacing the Tupolev Tu-154, Tu-134 and Ilyushin Il-62M passenger planes by new Russian counterparts, Kommersant daily writes on Friday citing sources close to the Russian Defense Ministry and air carriers’ management teams. “Consultations are now underway with the industry to select the […]

World’s Most Promising 5th Generation Fighter Jets

Reading Time: 4 minutes The current world situation makes every country consider its ability to confront a military threat posed by modern weapons. These days the F-22, T-50 PAK FA or J-20 stealth fighter jets, high technology weapons with a diverse range of sophisticated precision guided munition, are the key to the successful military campaigns. The 5th generation fighter […]

Six Interjet SSJ100s Resume Flights Following Inspections

Reading Time: 1 minute Russia’s Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCA) has completed repairs on six Sukhoi Superjet 100s (SSJ100s) grounded by Mexican airline Interjet, the only SSJ100 operator in the Americas. The aircraft resumed operations in the first week in January, the manufacturer said in a statement. “The troubleshooting procedure was agreed with the Russian aviation authorities [Federal Air Transport […]

Watch a Su-33 Blast Off From Admiral Kuznetsov in 360 Video

Reading Time: 1 minute A video, produced by RT, offers you a unique opportunity to watch a Sukhoi Su-33 multirole fighter take off from the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier, the flagship of the Russian Navy. Shot using a panoramic camera, it provides 360-degree visibility for a truly immersive experience. The spherical video shows a flight crew hauling a Su-33 […]

Chinese Pilots Learn Russian to Fly Su-35 Fighters

Reading Time: 2 minutes A new shipment of Russian-made Sukhoi Su-35 multirole fighter aircraft soon to be delivered to China will be fitted with onboard readout systems that display data in Russian. The onboard systems of the military aircraft which are expected to be delivered to China by the end of the year will be essentially configured the same […]