in Air Transport / General Aviation

Sukhoi Superjet 100 confirmed its ability to fly from short runways

Posted 10 July 2017 · Add Comment

Since the beginning of July 2017 Sukhoi Superjet 100 has successfully performed flights to one of the oldest airports of Northern Europe Bromma (Sweden). It has a relatively short runway of 1660m and it is situated within the boundaries of the city, unlike most European airports. Besides, for landing in Bromma, SSJ100 needs only 1425m even loaded with maximum landing weight.

The improved takeoff performance has been successfully confirmed during the certification as a result of a series of actions aimed at SSJ100 improvements for certain customers tasks. The aircraft within the customers fleet were upgraded by the B100 option – the increased thrust engine with maximum takeoff weight, avionics software optimization as well as the lift devices control system improvements – all that allowed to reduce the necessary takeoff and landing distance.

Moreover, one of the main demands of Bromma authorities was completely met up with: the noise level reduction for the environment due to the houses situated close to the runway. The Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company, the SSJ100 manufacturer, put into practice the environment noise level not more than 89 Db if measured in three points, in full compliance with ICAO Annex16.

 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Swaziland seeks to diversify network through subsidised ops

Following the collapse of the Swazi Airways venture before it ever even launched flights, the Swazi government is now courting South African carriers over their interest in connecting Manzini King Mswati III Int'l to various cities

Algerian minister confirms bids submitted re cargo market tender

Algerian Minister of Public Works and Transport, Abdelghani Zaalane, has confirmed that four bids have been submitted to government regarding the proposed liberalisation of the country's air cargo market, reports ch-aviation.

AHRLAC based Bronco II launched

The newly created company Bronco Combat Systems (BCS) USA, announced today the launch of the Bronco II aircraft, which is based on Paramount Group's AHRLAC aircraft (Advanced High-Performance Reconnaissance Light Aircraft).

Turkish Airlines to commence flights to Freetown

Turkish Airlines is to launch flights to Freetown.

Dana Air and ASKY sign interline agreement

An interline agreement has been reached between Dana Air and Asky airline, reports Afritraveller.

Boeing 737 MAX 9 awarded FAA certification

Boeing has announced that the 737 MAX 9 has received an amended type certificate (ATC) from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), officially certifying the aircraft for commercial service.

Aviation Africa SK18418
See us at
Aviation Africa BT18418Global Aerospace BT010518