This is a translation of the original article in Russian
…They are trying to conseal the fact, that these aircrafts are not capable of landing and taking off at our pre-historic airports …
Anatoly Zhurin, "Trud" (The Labor) newspaper, referring "expert" Smirnov
Also look at the test aircraft flight maps (in Russian)
Dismantle of the myth
As we can see, Superjets are already flying to the most used country's airports. It is evident that they can fly everywhere where there is a demand for a 100 seat aircraft. While not that long ago there was a very popular myth in blogs and media regarding: "Only 5% of airports in Russia are capable to service the Superjet"(1), "it will be an airstrip vacuum cleaner", etc.
Where else did Superjets fly
See also test aircraft flight maps(in Russian)
Have you seen our other pages about SSJ100 in English?
20 Jan 2014 02:07
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