Sukhoi Superjet 100 passenger airplane to a medium that is designed mileage since 2000.
Superjet 100 passenger airplane became the first since the collapse of the Soviet Union and also the first civilian aircraft made by Sukhoi jet fighter which is famous for.
Aircraft design bureau in partnership with foreign parties in the development of Superjet 100, including Boeing, where a number of experts participated in designing the aircraft.
A number of foreigners who are also working on Superjet 100 of them are companies from Italy, Finnmeccanica, which became the largest investor, the French company Snecma for the engine and avionics firm Thales for the device.
Besides the German firm Liebherr also in the works control system and life support systems Superjet 100 aircraft.
This aircraft had left the program because of the delay engine development and certification.
Superjet 100 first flew in 2008 and received certification to operate in Russia in 2011 and in the European Union in February 2012.
Superjet 100 twin engines – which can carry 100 passengers – has a cruising speed of 828 kilometers per hour with a maximum cruising range of 3,000 to 4500 kilometers with a full charge, depending on seating capacity.
The plane was made in order to replace the Tupolev Tu-134 and Yakovlev Yak-42 passenger aircraft and from competing with companies from Brazil, Embraer E-Jets and the Canadian company, Bombardier CRJ to offer a cheaper alternative than they were 35 million dollars U.S. per unit.
The plane was sold by slow but continuous in a very competitive market, where the Russian airline Aeroflot operates a total of seven units and airlines from Armenia, Armavia as much as one unit.
According to the news none of the airlines the Sukhoi Superjet 100 to stop operation after the occurrence of similar plane crash in Indonesia on Wednesday.
Before the accident occurred, the Sukhoi Superjet 100 receives an order of 100 units, including from the Russian airline Transaero.
Until the news down there is still no information whether the consumer intends to attract a number of their order.