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SCAC finishes Superjet 100 “saberlets” flight testing

Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) has completed the flight test program of the Superjet 100 new horizontal wingtips....


AeroTime Team
Interjet fleet puzzle: opting for A220 or sticking to SSJ100s?

The second biggest Mexican airline is size Interjet is reportedly nearing the decision on what to do next with its fleet of Russian-built Superjet100 aircraft. However, media reports are contradictory at the moment: some suggest that the carrier is determined to get rid of SSJ100s, while others suggest the Russian jet might stay in Mexico. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Aeroflot captain charged for Superjet 100 crash landing in Moscow

The Captain of the ill-fated Aeroflot Flight 1492 was charged by the Investigative Committee of Russia for his actions during the emergency landing, which sent the Superjet 100 slamming into the ground, setting the jet ablaze:...


Zivile Zalagenaite
Rostec considers rebranding Superjet 100 again

Superjet 100 makers might finally be coming to terms with the questionable reputation of the airliner: previously plagued with maintenance problems, the aircraft made headlines earlier in 2019 after a crash in Moscow that claimed 41 lives. Rostec is considering a name change for the SSJ100.  ...


AeroTime Team
No more Superjet100 for Interjet?

The last remaining international operator of Russian Superjet 100 planes is looking to get rid of them from its fleet of 22. Russian authorities claim that decision has nothing to do with the Aeroflot accident in which 41 people died in May 2019....


AeroTime Team
Russian authorities decode Superjet 100 accident flight recorders

Russian authorities have finished decoding flight recorders of Aeroflot Superjet 100, which left forty-one people dead and eleven injured after crash landing in Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) on May 5, 2019....


AeroTime Team
Aeroflot Superjet 100 encounters another mid-air incident

A little over a week after Aeroflot Superjet 100 caught fire in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport, killing 41 person onboard, another Aeroflot SSJ 100 aircraft encounters mid-air incident, making successful emergency landing  in Moscow....


Clement Charpentreau
Superjet-100 accident: Pilot behavior investigated

Russian investigators are looking into the behavior of the flight crew that was operating the Aeroflot Superjet-100 involved in a deadly accident on May 5, 2019, which costed the lives of 41 people....


Clement Charpentreau
Superjet-100, a controversial aircraft

The Superjet-100, initially manufactured by Sukhoi, was designed to compete with Brazilian Embraer and Canadian Bombardier in the regional aircraft market. To encourage acquisitions, subsidies were offered by the Russian government. Eight years after it entered service, it has been at the center of numerous controversies....


Clement Charpentreau
Superjet-100 accident: can lightning cause a crash?

The first testimonies of the flight crew and the passengers of the Aeroflot Superjet-100 that crash-landed in Moscow report that several of the aircraft’s systems shut down after it was struck by lightning. ...