Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Co. is working with PowerJet to certify the long-range variant of its SSJ100, ahead of next year’s first delivery to Russian carrier Gazpromavia Aviation. The Moscow-based carrier, which has 10 long-range SSJ100s on order, operates passenger and cargo charters, mainly linked with the oil and gas industry. “The first delivery will be in the second half of 2013, so certification has to arrive before then. Both the engine and also the aircraft have ...

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