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The SaM146 engine reaches 500,000 flight hours!


The SaM146, engine developed and produced by Safran Aircraft Engines and its Russian partner NPO Saturn within PowerJet, has surpassed the symbolic mark of 500,000 flight hours.


This milestone of 500,000 flight hours happens 5 years after the first operation of the SaM146-powerered Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100), an aircraft currently operated by Aeroflot, Interjet and CityJet.

Since starting revenue service in 2011, the SaM146 has demonstrated excellent performance with engine dispatch reliability of 99.9% under intensive operating conditions and in a wide range of environments (Russia, Mexico, etc ...).

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