PowerJet, the manufacturer of SaM146 engines for the Sukhoi SuperJet 100 (SSJ100), is ready to develop a more powerful engine for a 130-seat model pending a market review. Russia’s United Aircraft Corp. (UAC) revealed at the Paris Air Show that a decision on a stretch version of the Sukhoi SuperJet 100—a 130-seat variant dubbed the SSJ100NG—would be made by the end of this year. The engine manufacturer wants to be sure sufficient market exists to justify the investment ...

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