New amphibious aircraft Be-200ES has successfully offs, landings and water withdrawals in the waters of the Azov and Black Seas

7 and 9 October 2011 a new amphibious aircraft Be-200ES has successfully offs, landings and water withdrawals in the waters of the Azov and Black Seas. In total, from 4 to 9 October 2011 was performed 6 flights with total flying 20 hours 12 min., Including flights with water, which produced more than 20 aircraft intake and discharge of water.


 Photo source:beriev.com

Under the guidance of a test pilot, an expert IAC, the Hero of Russia — Robert Tatevosovicha Essayan, passed acceptance test flights.

The program bearer and acceptance testing has been successfully completed. Signed Form — the plane is ready for operation. October 10 was attended by representatives from the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation on the acceptance of the aircraft. Transfer of the aircraft to the customer, the Russian Emergencies Ministry, is scheduled for mid-October 2011.


 Photo source:airliners.net


 Photo source:airliners.net


 Photo source:richard-seaman.com

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