May 5, 2019: Beriev Aircraft Corp.
took part in the Aerospace Mexico Fair (FAMEX'19) - an event organized for the third time by the Secretariat of National Defense through the Mexican Air Force. The FAMEX-2019 took place a the main military air base of Mexico, located in Santa Lucia, Edo. Mexico and brought together the leading companies in civil, military, security and defense aeronautical fields.
The stand of the company presented information on Beriev
's Be-200 multipurpose amphibious aircraft and the light amphibian Be-103.
Latin America is one of the promising export markets for Russian amphibious aircraft. Potential customers and visitors were particularly interested by the firefighting opportunities of Beriev
's Be-200 and its use for search and rescue operations at sea.
In 2010 Be-200ES - the export version of the plane was certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The BE-200 is a unique Russian amphibious aircraft that is well-suited for firefighting missions. It can land on water and scoop up thousands of gallons of water into its hull and then drop its load onto a wildfire in 18 seconds. These amphibians are used both for suppression of the natural fires, and for expeditious transfer of airmobile groups of rescuers to the place of emergency, delivery of humanitarian aid, crash equipment and equipment, patrol and monitoring of a situation. The plane can be reconfigured for search-and-rescue or passenger flying.