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SCAC delivers its tenth production SSJ100 aircraft.


 

Aeroflot Sukhoi SuperJet

Aeroflot Sukhoi SuperJet (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

JSCSukhoi Civil Aircraft” (SCAC) delivered its tenth production Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) MSN 95017, the ninth to enter into service with Aeroflot. On completion of Technical acceptance procedure, SCAC and Aeroflot signed the Act of Delivery & Acceptance for this aircraft at Ulyanovsk on July 28, 2012. The aircraft received the name after the outstanding Soviet pilot Vasily Borisov and the tail number RA-89009.

 

The document, signed by the parties, states that the aircraft is technically sound and fully meets the performance criteria. The Act of Delivery & Acceptance also confirms that the SSJ100 is transferred to the carrier with a full set of required operational and maintenance documentation and flight kit. The aircraft is ready to start commercial operation on Aeroflot domestic and international route network.

 

The aircraft is planned to fly from Ulyanovsk to Moscow on August 2, 2012.

 

“The tenth delivery is great milestone for our company and our partners of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 Program. We are very pleased that Aeroflot received our jubilee aircraft. Our experience gained in process of the aircraft acceptance by the airlines is definitely useful to facilitate the planned growth of the SSJ100 deliveries”, noted SCAC President Vladimir Prisyazhnyuk.

 

Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) is a 100 seat regional jet designed, developed and built by Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC), in partnership with Alenia Aermacchi. On May 19th 2008 SSJ100 successfully accomplished its first flight. The Sukhoi Superjet 100 cruises at a Maximum Operating Speed of Mach 0.81 and 40,000 feet. It takes off from a 1,731 meters runway in the basic range and 2,052 meters in the long range. The operating range for the basic version is 3,048 km and 4,578 km for the long range version. In January 2011, the SSJ100 obtained the Type Certificate by the Russian Certification Authority IAC AR. On April 19th 2011 first production SSJ100 was delivered to the customer. In February 2012, the SSJ100 obtained the EASA Type Certificate. By the mid of July 2012 nine SSJ100s in service with airlines accumulated more than 10,200 flight hours in more than 5,200 revenue flights.

 

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