Sukhoi Superjet100 Long Range has performed its maiden flight
The Sukhoi Superjet100 Long Range (SSJ100LR) jet performed its maiden flight on February 12.
The jet will start its test programme within the next few months and will last three to four months. It hopes to receive its certification by 2014.
The long-range jet has a maximum range of4 578 km and requires a runway length of 2,052 meters.
The SSJ100 is a 100 seat regional jet designed, developed and built by Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC), in partnership with Alenia Aermacchi, a Finmeccanica Company.