Berijew / Beriev Be-200

Multi Purpose Amphibious Aircraft

Beriew / Beriev Be-200 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Beriev Be-200 is a twin-engined amphibious multi purpose jet aircraft developed by the Russian manufacturer Beriev Aircraft Company under production by the Irkut Company.
In the main role as a firebomber the Be-200 is able to carry 12000 liters water.
Propulsion2 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelIvchenko-Progress ZMKB D-436TP
Engine Power (each)73,6 kN16546 lbf
Speed750 km/h405 kts
  466 mph
Mmo (max. Mach)Mach 0.64
Service Ceiling8.000 m26.247 ft
Range2.100 km1.134 NM
1.305 mi.
Empty Weight25.120 kg55.380 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight43.000 kg94.799 lbs
Wing Span32,78 m107 ft 7 in
Wing Area117,4 m1264 ft
Length32,05 m105 ft 2 in
Height8,90 m29 ft 2 in
First Flight24.09.1998
Production Statusin production
Data for (Version)Beriev / Berijew Be-200
VariantsBe-200ES, Be-200ES-E