On January 28, 2013 “Sukhoi Civil Aircraft” Company (SCAC) Board of Directors appointed the new President.
Mr Andrey Kalinovsky was named President of “Sukhoi Civil Aircraft” replacing Mr Vladimir Prisyazhnyuk.
Mr. Kalinovsky will take up his duties on February 1, 2013.
During the same Board of Directors’ meeting Mr Mikhail Pogosyan – President and Chairman of the Executive Board of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) – was appointed SCAC Chairman of the Board replacing Mr. Igor Ozhar. The new Chairman commences his duties immediately upon his election.
These new appointments to senior positions are associated with challenging goals set by the Company to boost the Sukhoi Superjet program and ensure the SSJ100 aircraft’s success.
Mr Kalinovsky was formally the General Director of Novosibirsk Aircraft Production Association (named after Chkalov NAPO, Subsidiary of Sukhoi) since July 2007. During this period he implemented the modernization and upgrade of the production facilities together with personnel advanced training at NAPO in order to comply with the international production standards.
He had assumed the role of First Vice President of Production with SCAC and Director of SCAC Komsomolsk-on-Amur Branch since May 2011.
Under Mr Kalinovsky’s direct management, the manufacturing of the SSJ100 components had been arranged in Novosibirsk (Russia) as well as the aircraft assembly line at SCAC Komsomolsk-on-Amur Branch.
JSC “Sukhoi Civil Aircraft” shareholders are the Sukhoi Holding owing 75% – 1 share and the Italian Alenia Aermacchi, a Finmeccanica Company, holding 25% + 1 share since April 7, 2009. Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company was founded in 2000 to develop new civil aircraft projects. SCAC is in charge of the aircraft production. The company is also responsible for SSJ100 sales in Russia, the CIS, China, India, Middle East and Southeast Asia. Headquartered in Moscow, SCAC has several production branches seated in Russian cities of Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Novosibirsk and Voronezh.
The SSJ100 is a 100 seat regional jet designed, developed and built by Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC), in partnership with Alenia Aermacchi, a Finmeccanica Company. On May 19th 2008 SSJ100 successfully accomplished its first flight. The Sukhoi Superjet 100 cruises at a Maximum Operating Speed of Mach 0.81 and 40,000 feet. It takes off from a 1,731 meters runway in the basic range and 2,052 meters in the long range. The operating range for the basic version is 3,048 km and 4,578 km for the long range version.