SSJ100 at MAKS-2019/27.08.2019

Sukhoi Superjet 100 with saberlike wing tips was showcased at the MAKS-2019.

Saberlets were designed and developed by the Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company together with the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI), now they are manufactured by VASO (situated in Voronezh). The tips are aimed to improve the aerodynamic characteristics of the wing and due to them the aircraft may save up to 3-4% fuel or increase the working load or the flight range accordingly.

Sukhoi Superjet 100 is an efficient and high-technology aircraft, designed with the state-of-the-art technologies in aerodynamics, power plant and systems, providing high level of operational efficiency. It is created for regional and  medium-range flights. Is has the Type Certificates of the Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) and European Authority in aviation safety (EASA). The production site is situated in Komsomolsk-on-Amur plant.

As for August 2019 there are 140 aircraft under operation.