After a successful day at the Farnborough Air Show where Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) sold over 40 Superjet 100s, the Russian company said on Tuesday that it expects to control 15 percent of the world’s medium-haul airplane market by 2019.
First flights of the de Havilland Comet and F-15 Eagle, a Sukhoi Su-27 crashes into a crowd in the worst air show disaster, two news helicopters collide over Phoenix, and more…
A week before rescuers found the crashed Superjet’s flight data recorder on Thursday, Russia’s GRU military intelligence agency claimed that the most plausible cause of the crash was electronic sabotage by the US military.
Armavia has decided to return its Sukhoi Superjet 100 due to reliability problems and says it will buy a western plane instead.
Russia’s Sukhoi T-50 5th generation fighter performed its first demonstration flight at the 10th International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS 2011 on Wednesday, Russian agencies reported.
Lots of attention on the Sukhoi Superjet tragedy in Indonesia, while the Boeing 787 Dream Tour flew into Reagan National, a man tried to smuggle too many cats and a new underwear bomb plot. Plus, the week’s top 10 NYCAviation Message Board threads.
Russia’s Emergency Situations Ministry confirmed on Wednesday that investigators had recovered the cockpit voice recorder of the Superjet 100 that crashed in Indonesia last week, killing all 45 people onboard.
India’s Defense Ministry on Thursday announced that it has agreed to buy 250 to 300 Sukhoi PAK FA jets for approximately $30 billion.