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The SSJ100’s debut flight on monday may 19th 2008 was captained by Alexander Yablontsev, Chief Pilot of Sukhoi Civil Aircraft, and a test pilot Leonid Chikunov. The crew spent 1 hour and 5 minutes in flight. In due accordance with the launch flight mission, the new Russian aircraft gained the height of 1, 200 meters.
Second Sukhoi Superjet-100 has made maiden flight
MOSCOW, December 24 (Itar-Tass) -- A second Sukhoi Superjet-100 has made the maiden flight in Komsomolsk-on-Amur. The manufacturer – Sukhoi Civil Aircraft – has told Prime-Tass the plane took off from the factory’s airfield to stay in the air for two hours and thirty minutes.
Originally posted by Darkpr0
How do you think this aircraft will stack up to the others that are presented by Boeing, Airbus, Bombardier, and Embraer?
Komsomolsk — The Third Sukhoi Superjet 100 Joins the Flight Test Campaign
Today, the third Sukhoi Superjet 100 flight prototype SN 95004 took to the air from Komsomolsk adding momentum to the flight test campaign. Prior to this, the flight test campaign included the first two flying prototype aircraft — SSJ100 # 95001 and # 95003.
This first Flight of SN 95004 began at 07:44 p.m. local time and lasted 1 hour and 21 minutes (landing local time -09:05 p.m.). The purpose of the flight was to check all aircraft system operations and to confirm their ability to ensure the safety o f the aircraft. The first flight of SSJ100 SN 95004 was quite similar to the flights performed to check the ramp-up production aircraft prior to delivery.