Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation to supply Be-200 amphibious planes to India
Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) plans to start supplies of Be-200 amphibious planes meant for domestic flights to India, Chief Executive Officer of Beriev Aircraft, the manufacturer of those planes, Yuri Grudinin said in Thursday, Trend reports referring to TASS.
"UAC plans to supply Be-200 planes for domestic Indian flights," he said, adding that the company is "negotiating (supplies) with potential partners."
The Be-200, a Russian amphibian plane, is capable of landing on ground and ice-covered airfields as well as on water surfaces. Bascially designed for extinguishing fires, the aircraft is nonetheless available in transport, passenger, search-and rescue, as well as sanitary modifications.