MOSCOW, September 2 The Russian aircraft SJ-100 with replaced imported components has successfully passed the second flight tests, according to the Telegram channel of the United Aircraft Corporation ( UAC).
“And again the news from Komsomolsk-on-Amur: the second flight of the SJ-100 under the program of factory development tests has just ended there. The second one was longer than the first one, it lasted 75 minutes and passed already at altitudes up to 6000 meters” , the statement said.
It is noted that the aircraft was piloted by a crew consisting of aircraft commander Leonid Chikunov, co-pilot Sergei Zavalkin and flight operator Denis Velizhanin.
As specified in the corporation, during the flight the landing gear was removed, and the operation of air conditioning systems and automatic pressure control in the cabin was checked. In addition, the crew tested the anti-icing system of the engine air intakes and evaluated the functioning of the fuel system in the cross-feed mode with pumps on and off. During landing, the automatic braking system was tested with the release of air brakes.
On Tuesday, the Ministry of Industry and Trade reported that the Russian SJ-100 aircraft with imported systems made its first flight lasting 54 minutes. He passed at altitudes up to three thousand meters and speeds up to 343 kilometers per hour. In total, about 40 imported systems and units have been replaced in the SJ-100. The tests were carried out on Franco-Russian SaM146 engines.
SJ-100 is a short-haul narrow-body aircraft, which is being created under the program of import substitution of systems and components. The jetliner will become another model in the family of currently operated Superjet aircraft.
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