In Yamal the aircraft “Sukhoi Superjet” showed itself well in 50C degrees of frost
9:01 30 января 2017
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The Russian aircraft “Sukhoi Superjet 100” showed itself well at 50C degrees below zero in the Arctic. The commercial director of “Yamal Airlines”, which one of the first started using this aircraft, Andrey Dubrov notes that this is the first winter, when they are used. According to his words, during strong frosts in Ural region and Yamal this aircraft showed itself well, making flights, when other were not able to fly.
In the end of December – the beginning of January the air temperature in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug was lower than 50C degrees below zero. “Bombardier CRJ-200” froze at airports at the temperature lower than 35C degrees below zero. “Sukhoi Superjet” was sent for help, for example, on the flight Yekaterinburg – Salekhard, as he notes.
The director general of “Yamal Airlines” Vasiliy Kryuk explains that during 20 years employees of the company mastered all helicopters, planes from Yak-40 to Airbus, now “Sukhoi Superjet 100”, which was characterized as good, high-technical and accessible in maintenance, as rzd-partner.ru informs. Both pilots and engineers give good comments on “Sukhoi Superjet 100”. As Vasiliy Kryuk says, piloting is optimal, working places of the crew are ergonomic, everything necessary is available.
“Yamal Airlines” uses three aircrafts “Sukhoi Superjet 100”, which were received last May and fulfill flights, including to Noviy Urengoy and Salekhard.