Beriev Be-2 (KOR-1)
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Beriev Be-2 (KOR-1)

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.

Beriev Be-2 (KOR-1)A three-view drawing (800 x 545)

 ENGINE1 x M-25A, 715hp
    Take-off weight2425 kg5346 lb
    Empty weight1640 kg3616 lb
    Wingspan11.0 m36 ft 1 in
    Length7.1 m23 ft 4 in
    Height4.4 m14 ft 5 in
    Wing area31.8 m2342.29 sq ft
    Max. speed277 km/h172 mph
    Ceiling6600 m21650 ft
    Range860 km534 miles

Beriev Be-2 (KOR-1)

Barry, 23.02.2016

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?

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