Sukhoi

June 15, 2009 - 4:16am

Sukhoi believes it is within two years of making first deliveries of its new Su-35 fighter as it prepares to add a third prototype to the flight-test program before the end of this month.

June 14, 2009 - 9:00am

Sukhoi’s new Superjet 100 airliner is making a triumphant international debut here at the Paris Air Show. For the program’s Russian and Italian partners, the Le Bourget stage is an ideal setting to signal to the market that the twinjet has got back on track after some technical delays, with first deliveries now set to happen before year-end.

June 5, 2009 - 11:10am

India’s air force is planning to arm its growing fleet of Sukhoi Su-30MKI Flanker-H fighters with anti-ship missiles developed by the Russian-Indian joint venture BrahMos Aerospace. The missiles are expected to be ready to enter service in 2012 and are intended to bolster the air force’s ability to neutralize naval threats while they are still far from India’s coast.

May 1, 2009 - 7:48am

The Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC) has issued EASA/ENAC Part 145 certification to Venice, Italy-based Superjet International, allowing the regional jet marketing and support unit for the Sukhoi Superjet 100 to carry out maintenance, completion and customization activities. Plans call for Superjet International’s maintenance base in Venice to install the Superjet 100’s interiors and optional equipment.

April 17, 2009 - 9:31am

EASA pilots have performed the first familiarization flights on Sukhoi Superjet 100 S/Ns 95001 and 95003, Superjet International announced today.

April 16, 2009 - 10:13am

The Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC) has issued EASA/ENAC Part 145 certification to Venice, Italy-based Superjet International, allowing the regional jet marketing and support unit for the Sukhoi Superjet 100 to carry out maintenance, completion and customization activities.

Plans call for Superjet International’s maintenance base in Venice to install the Superjet 100’s interiors and optional equipment.

April 8, 2009 - 6:13am

Finmeccanica subsidiary Alenia Aeronautica yesterday completed its acquisition of 25 percent plus one share of Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC), Finmeccanica announced yesterday.

March 30, 2009 - 6:59am

Superjet International–the marketing, customization and customer support arm for the Sukhoi Superjet 100–announced the opening last month of its Russian branch in Moscow.

February 19, 2009 - 9:52am

Superjet International today announced the official opening of its new North American sales and customer support office in Washington, D.C. Former ATR North America executive John Buckley has joined Superjet International to run the new office. Buckley assumes the title of vice president for business development, while Patrick Sullivan takes the role of head of customer service for the Americas.

January 29, 2009 - 9:52am

The second of four planned Sukhoi SSJ100 prototypes–S/N 95003–took to the skies on December 24, joining the flight-test program started in May with the first flight of S/N 95001. The aircraft took off from the factory runway and safely landed after a two-hour, 30-minute flight that reached an altitude of 20,000 feet. Piloted by Sukhoi test pilot Capt.

 
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