Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Co. announced the first Sukhoi Superjet production aircraft scheduled for delivery to launch customer Armavia next month took to the skies Thursday (ATW Daily News, Oct. 19). During a 3-hr. test flight, the pilot crew checked the overall engines, systems and equipment performance having confirmed the aircraft characteristics within operational range. SCAC’s President Vladimir Prisyazhnyuk called the premier flight of the first production line SSJ100 ...

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