On July 10, 2015 the tenth Sukhoi Superjet 100 Long Range aircraft powered by SaM146-1S18 engines was delivered to the Russian airline – Gazpromavia. In March 2014 Gazpromavia, having operated the first commercial flight from Moscow to Sovietsky in Western Siberia, became the launch operator of SSJ100 aircraft in its long range modification.
This version differs from the basic SSJ100 by the flight range reaching 4.578 km, by increased to 49.45 tons takeoff weight allowing to take more fuel on board to cover the targeted distance and strengthened wing. The aircraft is equipped with the engine SaM146-1S18 with increased by 5% take-off thrust.
The route network of Gazpromavia for SSJ100 includes destinations in central and southern part of Russia, the North Caucasus and the Urals, Western Siberia and the Far North, including the world’s only airport located beyond the Arctic Circle – Yamburg, where the temperature can drop below minus 50 degrees. In addition, the airline operates Sukhoi Superjet 100 to Eastern Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
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