A Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) was damaged in a hard landing during winglet testing July 12 in Russia, manufacturer Sukhoi Civil Aircraft reported. The right landing gear of the twinjet did not fully deploy as the pilot attempted to land at Gromov Flight Research Institute in Zhukovsky, Russia, following a winglet aerodynamics performance evaluation test flight. After “fuel depletion, the landing was performed safely to the prepared runway,” the manufacturer said. There were no ...

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