New models have been introduced from Beriev, the World’s biggest and outmost seaplane producer company. We begin their presentation with the Beriev 112 multi task amphibia.
It will be produced in the variant of airliner, cargo, rescue, fire and multi task. Here we only deal with the airliner.
It is traditionally designed to land on water and swim to a ramp where releases its landing gear then rolling to the boarding position. During take offs it goes back to the water on the ramp, then retract its landing gear then takes off on the water.
A few important parameters:
The wingspan is 21.2 meters, on the ends two little boats secure the stability. The length of the main body is 17 meters, its height reach the 5.2 meters with landing gears.
It can carry 27 passengers with two pilots.
The maximum takeoff weight is 11 tons, it needs 860 meters for takeoffs and need 515 meters for landings on water.
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