Thailand has contracted the third Sukhoi Business Jet

As reported on December 15, 2016, JSC Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (GSS), it jointly with SuperJet International (SJI, the joint venture company Sukhoi Company and Italian Leonardo-Finmeccanica) signed a contract to supply the third Sukhoi Business aircraft to the Royal Thai Air Force Jet (SBJ), which is a business version of the Sukhoi SuperJet SSJ100, is scheduled for delivery in 2018.
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Aircraft Sukhoi Business Jet (tail number 60318, serial number 95095) from the 603rd Squadron of the 6th Aviation Wing of the Thai Air Force before flying to Singapore with the commander of the Thai Air Force on board. Don Mueang (Bangkok), 12/13/2016 (c) 6th Air Force wing of the Thai Air Force / www.facebook.com/WING6page
Earlier in July 2016, the Thai Air Force had already received two Sukhoi Business Jet (SBJ) aircraft in the VVIP configuration under the contract signed by SuperJet International on September 15, 2014 (it was finalized on December 4, 2014). Under this contract, Sukhoi Civil Aircraft JSC in Komsomolsk-on-Amur built Sukhoi Business Jet (SBJ) aircraft with serial numbers 95093 (the side number of the Thai Air Force is 60317, made its first flight in Komsomolsk-on-Amur on October 23, 2015) and 95095 (side number of Thai Air Force 60318, first flight December 15, 2015).
Both cars after customization in Venice at SJI were transferred to the Thai Air Force on July 15, 2016, and on August 31, 2016 at the Bangkok Don Mueang Airport officially entered the 603rd Squadron of the “Cowboy” 6th Aviation Wing of the Thai Air Force. Aircraft that received the designation B.L18 in the Thai Air Force. intend for transportation of the first persons of the state and the highest military command of Thailand.
The 2014 contract included an option for a third SBJ aircraft, now converted by the Thai side into a firm contract.

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