24 Mar '09
Russiaís first automatiŮ fuselage mating equipment for Sukhoi Superjet-100 has been installed at Komsomolsk-on-Amurís Gagarin aircraft-building plant, Sukhoi reported today.
The equipment supplied by Germanyís Brotje reportedly facilitates the process of joining sections of the Superjet-100 fuselage.
The Sukhoi Superjet-100 mid-range passenger jet family is being developed by company Civilian Sukhoi Aircraft.
The first Superjet-100 plane was successfully test-flown on September 26, 2007 in Khabarovsk Regionís Komsomolsk-on-Amur.
FAA certification is reportedly expected in 2010.