SCAC and Aviastar-SP develop cooperation in the Sukhoi Superjet 100 Program
May 4, 2012, Ulyanovsk — In order to accelerate a process of the final assembly of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCAC) and Aviastar-SP, a United Aircraft Corporation production facility based in Ulyanovsk, concluded the cooperation agreement on interior installation. Today the SSJ100 production aircraft MSN 95017 to be delivered to Aeroflot arrived in Ulyanovsk from Komsomolsk-on-the Amur for the first interior installation at the Aviastar premises. Than the aircraft will be painted at the Spektr-Avia facility.
The Aviastar-SP has allocated a dedicated workspace in a hangar to conduct the interior installation on 4 SSJ100 simultaneously. Beginning from MSN 95017 the interiors for SCAC customers will be mounted at this facility by a team of specialists, trained and qualified by SCAC to perform the procedure.
“We believe that the cooperation between SCAC and Aviastar-SP, which has a great experience in the aircraft assembly, will help to ramp up the SSJ100 production. The Aviastar interior mount facility will become an important part of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 Program production chain”, noted SCAC President Vladimir Prisyazhnyuk.
“It is important for us to diversify the product and service range of Aviastar-SP through the participation in cooperation related to the modern UAC products. It will pave the way to effective the use our high potential in terms of both production capacities and skilled personnel”, said Aviastar-SP Director General Sergey Dementiev.
Since July 2011 Spektr-Avia located at the Aviastar-SP territory has performed painting of the SSJ100 aircraft aimed for delivery to the SCAC customers. It has already painted seven production aircraft (MSN from 95010 to 95016).