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1st SSJ Delivery Delayed Till 2010  
User currently offlineSIBILLE From Belgium, joined Jun 2005, 477 posts, RR: 3
Posted (4 years 8 months 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 2404 times:

Source : Prime Tass
Have to wait a few more months before flying on this bird  Sad


UAC pres: Delivery of first SuperJet planes delayed till H1 2010

ZHUKOVSKY, Moscow Region, Aug 18 (PRIME-TASS) -- Delivery of the first Russian SuperJet 100 aircraft will be postponed until the first half of 2010, United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) President Alexei Fyodorov told reporters Tuesday at the MAKS air show.

The first two SuperJet 100 planes were supposed to be delivered to Aeroflot Russian Airlines and Armenian airline Armavia in late 2009, according to earlier reports.

UAC controls aircraft maker Sukhoi, which is developing the SuperJet 100 aircraft.

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User currently offlineR2rho From Germany, joined Feb 2007, 2497 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (4 years 8 months 20 hours ago) and read 2144 times:

Yet another aircraft program delayed...I guess this has become a habit. A pity, because the Superjet was doing relatively well compared to what other manufacturers have us used to.

Do we know the reason for this delay? Customer deferral, issues during the flight test program, or production problems?

In any case bad news because with the CSeries on the horizon, the earlier this plane comes to market the better. But more important, particularly in this case, is to come to market with a reliable aircraft.


User currently offlineThorben From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (4 years 8 months 19 hours ago) and read 2088 times:

Now the news is reporting that there will be deliveries this year.
http://www.finanznachrichten.de/nach...erjet-deliveries-by-end-09-020.htm


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