OREANDA-NEWS. February 01, 2011. IAC AR, the Russian certification authority has taken the decision to grant Type Certification to Sukhoi Superjet 100 airplane. The certificate is a result of an unprecedented vast certification campaign performed by IAC AR, Certification Centers, Sukhoi Civil Aircraft as the aircraft developer and Alenia Aeronautica, which was involved in Noise and HIRF testing.

The Type certificate confirms the compliance of the aircraft with the IAC certification norms and airworthiness directives thus opening the way to start commercial operation.

Simultaneously the IAC AR, basing on the audit of the aircraft development quality system and Sukhoi Civil Aircraft performance, has taken the decision to grant Design Organization Approval certificate to Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company.

The Official Ceremony on the occasion of this milestone is scheduled for February 3, 2011 at IAC AR Headquarters in Moscow.