Amphibious aircraft Be-200ES has established more than two dozen world records in its class to "Gidroaviasalon-2012," the director told reporters on the flight control air show Kim Nikitenko.
"We have made two flights in a Be-200ES belonging Beriev Aircraft Company. Beriev, and set 26 world records. 13 — the first flight and 13 — in the second, "- said K.Nikitenko at the close of the exhibition" Gidroaviasalon-2012 "on Sunday.
According to him, the records are fixed by international commissioners and will be approved within three months.
K.Nikitenko said that the seaplane set records climb and level flight at maximum height, the implementation of take-off and landing on the water, take off from water and landing on land.
"In particular, the seaplane was able to dial in record time a height of 3 thousand, 6 thousand and nine thousand meters without load and with a payload of 1,000, 2,000 and 5,000 pounds, and set the record for the maximum height of the horizontal flight" — K.Nikitenko said.
He also noted that during the "Gidroaviasalon" in the flights was attended by 27 aircraft of various types, which collectively completed 138 flights. "In addition, unscheduled flights were made to extinguish a burning forest in the area of Gelendzhik Bay. Forest fire was extinguished after 11 visits experimental aircraft Be-200ES, which took away the water in the waters of the bay and dumped it on the fire, "- said K.Nikitenko.
According to him, the initiative belongs to involve Beriev Aircraft Company. Seaplane Beriev Be-200ES Gelendzhik belonged to the mayor, who asked the company to provide the aircraft after the fire has not been able to put out the ground services.
The exhibition "Gidroaviasalon-2012" ended on gidrobaze Beriev im.Berieva in Gelendzhik on Sunday. As part of the air show demonstration flights were amphibians, and the audience was presented to the static hydraulic engineering parking lot.