23 December, 2008: Beriev Aircraft Corp.
obtained Be-103 amphibian aircraft type certificate issued by European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). For the first time in the history of home aircraft industry European certificate has been received in classes of passenger aircraft, amphibian aircraft and light aviation.
Type certificate has become a result of heavy work which required Beriev Aircraft Company specialists compleat professionalism and knowledge. Interstate aviation committee specialists actively participated in this work. European certificate confirmed Be-103 amphibian aircraft compliance with European requirements.
Availability of EASA certificate allows starting aircraft selling to European customers and Be-103 operation in Europe. Be-103 amphibian aircraft has been designed in compliance with AR -23, FAR-23, JAR-23 aviation rules and it carries Russian type certificate of normal category. In 2003 this aircraft has been certified per USA Federal Aviation Administration norms and in 2005 obtained airworthiness certificates in Brazil
and in the People's Republic of China