The Be-2, originally designated KOR-1, was a shipboard reconnaissance seaplane. It was first flown on 4 September 1936 by P O Noman and entered service in 1938.
|A three-view drawing (800 x 545)|
| ENGINE||1 x M-25A, 715hp|
| Take-off weight||2425 kg||5346 lb|
| Empty weight||1640 kg||3616 lb|
| Wingspan||11.0 m||36 ft 1 in|
| Length||7.1 m||23 ft 4 in|
| Height||4.4 m||14 ft 5 in|
| Wing area||31.8 m2||342.29 sq ft|
| Max. speed||277 km/h||172 mph|
| Ceiling||6600 m||21650 ft|
| Range||860 km||534 miles|
Only 12 built, entered service 1938 retired 1942.
|D Mahoney, 09.10.2010|
This aircraft looks very much like a conversion of a Poliakarpov fighter (I 15?). Is this the case?
Do you have any comments about this aircraft ?