April 18 JSC "NPO" Saturn "(Rybinsk, Yaroslavl region). Shipped to the customer 60 minutes from start of series production engine for the SaM146 aircraft Sukhoi SuperJet 100, the press service of the company.
"If last year in the framework of the Russian-French program SaM146 was manufactured and delivered 30 engines in the current year, the company plans to manufacture and supply 52 engines SaM146. Production volumes of the specified monthly view of the actual needs of the customer — JSC "Sukhoi Civil Aircraft", — told the "NPO" Saturn ".
"The program SaM146 developing steadily and energetically. Every year, almost double the output of these dynamics at the level of the best in the world aircraft engine industry. We fully satisfy the needs of our customer, JSC "Sukhoi Civil Aircraft", in the production of aircraft engines for the SSJ-100 in Komsomolsk-on-Amur, and it's probably the most important result of the great work that began in late 2011 to increase the capacity of mass-produced SaM146 engines in the "Saturn", — said the director of the SaM146 JSC "NPO" Saturn "Michael Berdennikov. — The first results are positive, but can not be complacent. Because, as in previous years, the production volume will increase approximately 2 times each year to the turn of 2015-2016. reach capacity of 150 engines SaM146 ».