Sukhoi Superjet 100. Courtesy photo. Russian aircraft certification authority IAC AR on Friday approved type certification for the Sukhoi Superjet 100 clearing the way for first delivery of the long-delayed aircraft, which rolled out in September 2007 and made its first flight nearly three years ago (ATW Daily News,May 20, 2008). The program was formally launched by Sukhoi in 2004 as the RRJ (Russian Regional Jet) (ATW Daily News, Sept. 1, 2004). "The type certificate confirms ...

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