Today showed to the world the hope of Russian aircraft - aircraft "Sukhoi SuperJet-100." It happened in Komsomolsk-on-Amur in the presence of First Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov.
In aviation, such events are called "roll-out". The new liner is really rolling out of the hangar special tractors. The presentation is limited to visual inspection. The cabin and cockpit will not let anyone. There's just nothing to see as "stuffing" has yet to be set on the ship.
And although the new airliner has not experienced in the air, he had already made a small revolution in the land. First of all, it builds the aircraft in international cooperation, which involves known grandees like the American "Boeing". Everything is done with the latest science and technology. This circumstance is able to assess air carriers not only in Russia but also abroad. Yet to be launched in a series of airplane began to enjoy increasing demand. As noted by Sergei Ivanov, to the "Superjet" already has 73 orders. The buyers - mainly Russian companies. But I decided to buy 10 planes Italian "Alitalia", ordered two Armenian "Armen air." And just yesterday, the Hungarian airline "Malev" said that considering the acquisition of 15 "Superjet". The forecast for the production of the basic model of the aircraft over the last year increased by almost 2-fold - from 750 to 1,400 machines.
According to the CEO of the company "Sukhoi" Mikhail Pogosyan, new liner claim to its own place in the international lineup of aircraft with a range of up to 3 thousand kilometers. And they need the world's estimated 6 thousand cars.