The first aircraft Superjet delivered to the customer


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"Sukhoi Civil Aircraft" April 19 passed the first airliner Sukhoi Superjet-100 to the customer — Armenian "Armavia". This is the agency "Interfax". The liner is named in honor of Yuri Gagarin, its tail number — EK95015. It is expected that he will fly on the route "Yerevan — Moscow."

After the "Armavia" aircraft should start getting "Aeroflot". It is already known that the Superjet is in the flight schedule, "Aeroflot" from the middle of May 2011. At the beginning of the year "Aeroflot" has launched a program to recruit pilots for these ships, and in February Superjet certified.


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In April 2011, it was announced that "Aeroflot" has claims to the technical characteristics of the ship he was heavier than expected and, in addition, less economical. In "United Aircraft Corporation" on April 19 said that the claims of "Aeroflot" are "exaggerated character." ITAR-TASS. The "Armavia" Superjet claims to have arisen.

Superjet — the latest development of the Russian aircraft industry. Short-haul airliner "Sukhoi Civil Aircraft" designed, taking into account the latest achievements of the aviation industry, not only in Russia: partners "dry" were many international companies, including American Boeing.

Initially it was assumed that the Superjet will start carrying passengers in late 2008, but the timing of the program were repeatedly thwarted. In part, they were associated with a delay certifying the engine for the aircraft. Despite the delays, the "Sukhoi Civil Aircraft" has orders for more than 200 Superjet, as if to consider and options — it is more than 300.


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