February 7, 2012 archive

Sukhoi planning possible new regional jet program with Italy

Rumors have surfaced that Sukhoi is collaborating with companies in Italy to develop a new 130 seat regional jet, tentatively called the Superjet New Generation (SSJ-130NG). Reports indicate that the aircraft is to be a stretch of the Sukhoi Superjet 100’s fuselage, with mainly composite wings and new engines. These reports also indicate that representatives …

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