SuperJet International (SJI) — a joint venture between Alenia Aeronautica, a member of the concern Finmeccanica, and JSC "Sukhoi Company" — Completed the first training flight crews of "Aeroflot" on the basis of branch training center in Moscow.
The training program for pilots of "Aeroflot" of 24 days of training conducted by instructors of SJI. The first training course completed three flight crews (6 pilots). The program included theoretical training on the computer simulator (CBT) and procedural simulator (FPTD), as well as a flight simulator FTD LV Training Center in Zhukovsky. The course was completed flight training on the aircraft SSJ100 SN 95005.
"Gord, I had the honor of one of the first to climb into the sky at the new Russian plane — said Yevgeny Voronin, the commander of the flight squad SSJ-100 Aeroflot. — An impressive ease of driving. Loved the cabin of the new Superjet. It is completely different from the usual domestic aircraft cabin — comfortable, spacious, with excellent visibility and saydstik (sometimes called a joystick) instead of the wheel. I am sure that our passengers will appreciate the new liner.
"This is a big step forward for the company Superjet International — said Carlo Loli, head of the company — it proves that the team SJI, responsible for training, are ready to provide training of pilots, cabin crew and ground staff all Russian airlines. At the initial stage in the process of learning support provided by test pilots SCAC and SJI international team of instructors for flight operations and maintenance. Superjet International Company is working hard to ensure the operation of the aircraft. I believe that the presence of professional training of the pilots and ground personnel is guaranteed to provide a normal start-up aircraft SSJ100 ".
When the program is presented Rosaviaciya first pilots of "Aeroflot" pilot certificate.
It is the responsibility of SuperJet International includes sales of Sukhoi Superjet 100 in Western markets, as well as training and post-sales support for customers worldwide. SJI training centers are located in Venice and in Moscow.