12 January, 2017.

In Taganrog the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation (EMERCOM) received the first series Be-200ES amphibian produced by Beriev Aircraft Public Joint Stock Company.

On 12 January, 2017, the first series Be-200ES amphibian produced by Beriev Aircraft Public Joint Stock Company was handed over to the crew of the Russian EMERCOM. The aircraft that received the proper name of Alexander Razgonin (tail number RF-32766, serial number 303) successfully passed the program of the predelivery and acceptance tests, including takeoffs and landings on the Black sea water area, as well as water scooping and dropping.

Based on the operating experience of the Be-200ES aircraft available in the EMERCOM of Russia and in accordance with the additional requirements of the customer, in the process of organization of the series production of Be-200 aircraft in Taganrog, the amphibian underwent significant modernization. The aircraft is fitted with upgraded airborne equipment; major changes were made to the airframe structure that was reinforced to meet the requirements of the series production.

The aircraft will be operated in the Southern regional center of the Russian EMERCOM. After the ceremony of handover to the EMERCOM crew, the Be-200ES amphibian named after Alexander Razgonin made a flight to its permanent base in Rostov-on-Don.

Taganrog-assembled Be-200 rolled out

Taganrog-assembled Be-200 rolled out

Taganrog-assembled Be-200 rolled out

Reference information:

Beriev Aircraft Company, PJSC was established on 1 October, 1934 as the Central Design Bureau of Seaplanes Manufacturing. Since 2006, it is a part of the UAC OJSC. In April, 2011 Beriev Aircraft Company was reorganized and joined TAVIA OJSC, the Serial Production Aviation Plant.

The United Aircraft Corporation (PJSC "UAC") was established in 2006 to consolidate Russia's main assets in aircraft design and production. Currently Russian Federation is the Corporations' main shareholder with more than 85% of shares. UAC is formed by the following design bureaus and manufacturing plants: Sukhoi Company, Irkut Corporation, UAC - Transport Aircraft, Ilyushin, Nizhny Novgorod Aircraft building Plant Sokol, Tupolev, Ilyushin Finance Company, Aviastar-SP, Voronezh Aircraft Company, Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG, Myasishchev Design Bureau, Beriev Aircraft Company, Aerocomposite, Gromov Flight Test Institute. UAC's enterprises carry out full cycle of works from aircraft R&D to after sales support and afterlife utilization. UAC revenue in FY2014 has reached 295 billion roubles, production increased by 43% YoY to 159 aircraft. The Corporation employs more than 98 000 people.
Mr. Yury Slyusar is UAC's President.

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