November 25, 2017: Beriev Aircraft Corp.
participated in the Dubai Airshow 2017 in Dubai, U.A.E., which was organized under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Dubai Airports, Dubai World Central and UAE Armed Forces.
Beriev participated in the 2017 edition of the show as part of the general exhibition presented by the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC).
The second experimental amphibious aircraft Be-200ES (tail number 21512) was displayed at the parking area and performed demonstration flights under control of Beriev's flight crew. The U.A.C. corporate stand offered visitors information on Be-200, Be-103, as well as other Beriev
's ongoing projects and some items under development.
During the airshow, representatives of Azerbaijan Ministry of Emergencies and delegations from Asia-Pacific Region expressed interest in purchase of Be-200 multipurpose amphibious aircraft. U.A.E. officials displayed a strong interest in the Taganrog-made amphibian and discussed the development of a sea plane bases network across the Persian Gulf states using Be-200 and Be-103 for commercial flights.
Press release courtesy of UAC