Beriev - A-42PE amphibious aircraft




The A-42PE patrol search and rescue amphibian in export version is developed for patrulling in sea and coastal zones. The aircraft is equipped with two D-27A turboprofan engines, 14000 h.p. takeoff power eoch of one PD-33AC booster engine, with power 5200 kg.
The aircraft is equipped with sistems:

  • "Sea Dragon" search-and-sighting system,
  • ARIA-B integrated and flight and navigation system,
  • airborne communication system.

Aircraft Performance
Wing span, m 41.62
Aircraft length,m 45.04
Aircraft height, m 11.07
Wing area, m2 200
Wheel base, m 14.835
Wheel track, m 5.71
Maximum take-off weight, kg 96000
Combat load:
    - normal, kg 4000
    - maximum, kg 8500
Maximum speed (ISA, 8000m), km/h 770
Cruise speed (ISA, 8000m), km/h 650-710
Operatinal altitude, m 12000
Mission flight altitude, m 100-2000
Maximum range, km 11500
Base requirements I class airfield, hydrodrome
Runway length requiered in ISA conditions, m 1800
    - Sea state 4-5
    - Wind wave hight, m 2
Crew 7
Radius action for antisubmarine warfare with normal combat load and 5% fuel reserve with sonar buoys deployment
(4 hours patrolling):
    - without refueling, km 3500
    - with refueling, km 5000
    - with deployment of dipping sonar module
(12 hours patrolling while the amphibian is afloat), kg

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