Opening of the world class Training Centre for the Sukhoi SuperJet 100 – the first Russian brand new commercial aircraft

December 15, 2011, Zhukovsky, Moscow Region

The opening ceremony of the Training centre for the flight and technical staff of customers and operators of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft was held today in Zhukovsky.

The ceremony was attended by representatives of the Russian Government, Aviation Authorities, Interstate Aviation Committee, Russian aircraft industry and institutes, airlines-operators of the SSJ100, Russian financial organizations and leading media.

The Training centre offers the complete cycle of training for flight and technician staff of the SSJ100 customers and has a range of the most advanced training equipment and simulators.

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Leading Dignitaries attending the Opening, from left to right, V.Prisyazhnyuk, President of SCAC, M.Pogosyan, United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) President, C.Logli, CEO of SuperJet International, D.Manturov – Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, V.Okulov – Deputy Minister of the Transport, G. Michielen – Thales, Vice President

V.Prisyazhnyuk, President of SCAC and C.Logli, CEO of SuperJet International declare the centre open with the cutting of the ribbon.