Posts Tagged ‘Superjet 100’


Russian Sukhoi Wants to Control 15 Percent of the World’s Medium Airplane Market

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 airp...
by BNO News

Sukhoi Superjet 100 97004, the accident aircraft, is seen here flying hot weather/high altitude trials in Mexico. (Photo by Andre Austin Du-Pont Rocha/Mexico Air Spotters M.A.S.)

Russian Intelligence Blames United States For Superjet Crash

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.
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Armavia's first and only Superjet 100 (EK95015) is seen at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport after its inaugural flight in April 2011. (Photo by Leonid Faerberg via Wikipedia)

Superjet Launch Customer Armavia Returns ‘Unreliable’ Plane to Sukhoi

Armavia has decided to return its Sukhoi Superjet 100 due to reliability problems and says it will buy a western plane instead.
by BNO News


(Map by The Aviation Herald/Google Earth)

Rescuers Locate Crashed Sukhoi Superjet On Indonesian Mountain

The Sukhoi Superjet 100 that crashed in Indonesia on Wednesday has been located by rescuers.
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Sky Waitresses, The Forgotten Heroes

Flight attendants are often seen by passengers as little more than sky waitresses. However their duties go far beyond serving you a drink and some pretzels. Today, we take a look at why the triumphs and tragedies of flight atte...
by Phil Derner Jr.