Aristide wrote:PhSt wrote:
Dude...the Superjet has a very bad renomme. It crashs regulary and also has the problem
You mean like how a Boeing 737 crashes regularly?
Airlines that had it, sold it all and switched to Airbus.
Exactly my point, Western Airlines are under pressure to let go and avoid these planes so they have to make all the lousy excuse about how the plane is unreliable like what you are doing now.
You dont make money with a plane that is constantly in repairs and has a bad renomee for crashing.
Yes you do. look at Boeing 737.
Superjet has quality issues, thats Sukhois fault and nobody else.
I understand your narrative. When a western plane crash its the pilot's fault. but when a Russian plane crash its the manufacturer's fault. Got it.
It also uses more fuel than compareable models.
Indeed, according to this news article the airplane failed certification tests in 2010, and among the significant drawbacks that were found are increased weight and excessive fuel consumption. The article also mentioned that the plane's engines, the SaM146, was jointly developed with France's Snecma.
Should I have omitted the last part? As it will reveal that partnership with a French company has resulted to the plane's engine problems.
Im french. I give a shit about Boeing 737, which btw still has a better ranking than SuperJet.
That SuperJet have a very low flight readiness is a simple fact. No other current model has such a bad ratio.
The "pressure" how you call it, is called capitalism. No airline can afford to have an aircraft in its fleet with a 50% failure ratio.
And it cant be France fault. we also make the airbus engines and they work perfectly fine.
SaM146 problems occur in the so-called hot part of the engine, where fuel is burned. Cracks appear in the combustion chambers or oil collectors after 2000–4000 flight hours, and sometimes after 1000 flight hours.
The hot part of SaM146 is Safran responsibility... so...
Anyway France doesn't do alone any aircraft engines except for some military jet (e.j for the rafale).. the last engine they tried alone (silvercrest for the business jet market ) was a big failure..
France still makes decent helicopter engines (for small to medium helicopters), though.
And no, no solely french engines on Airbus, almost all the new big widebodies have Rolls-Royce engines (except the a380 that can also mount a GE/pratt and withney engine as alternative to the Rolls-Royce Trent 900) while for the a320s the engines are either pratt&withney or CFM, that is only 50% French.
By the way, in the CFM engines, GE is responsible for the "hot part", the high-pressure compressor, combustor, and high-pressure turbine, so that's the reason why they work