Log in to use our free company, program and sector update tracker feature.

Front page

Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft performs the first automatic landing Cat IIIA

On November 21, 2011 the Sukhoi Superjet 100 flight prototype MSN95004 aircraft successfully performed first two automatic landings Cat IIIA with different configurations of the wing high-lift system on the airfield in Zhukovsky, Moscow Region. The aircraft was handled by the SCAC flight crew consisted of the Chief pilot Alexander Yablontsev and test pilot Vadim Shirokikh.

These flights marked the beginning of the new series of the development and certification tests for expanding operational conditions of the aircraft aiming to get Supplement to the SSJ100 Type Certificate in terms of the automatic landings Cat IIIA. This supplement will allow to perform automatic landings in the low visibility weather conditions (pilots may not apply controls) up to the moment when the aircraft starts to run along the runway.

Press release issued by Sukhoi Civil Aircraft CJSC on November 23, 2011


 Contact details from our directory:
Sukhoi Civil Aircraft CJSC Airframer


 Related aircraft programs:
Sukhoi SuperJet 100

Enhanced listings:

Capacitec Gapman Gen3 portable “electronic feeler gauge” measures very small gaps (200 microns) in airframe parts assembly

TenCate Advanced Composites
TenCate Advanced Composites is a leading provider of thermoset and thermoplastic prepregs to the aerospace industry.

Attwater Group
Attwater are manufacturers and machinists of thermoset, high pressure composite sheets to recognised international standards.

Indestructible Paint Ltd
A developer and manufacturer of specialist, technology coatings to support the lifetime of aviation, defence and general industry.

USA Borescopes
USA Borescopes is a global supplier of world class visual inspection equipment. We are the one stop source for aviation professionals.

See our advertising tariff.


data pages remaining in monthly quota for non-subscribers

© Airframer Limited, operated under licence by Stansted News Limited 2018. Terms & Conditions of reading. Privacy policy