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Be-200 multirole amphibious aircraft

Country of Origin: Russia


The Be-200 is a multi-role amphibious aircraft intended primarily for fire-fighting, but also able to perform as an air ambulance, search-and-rescue platform, cargo transport, passenger aircraft and as a maritime surveillance platform.

Developed from the A-40 Mermaid, the Be-200 has high-mounted swept wings. The engines are center mounted above the wing section. It has a T-shaped tail and pressured two-step boat hull with a conventional civilian airliner pilot's cabin.

The hull has...

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