Beriev R-1


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Beriev R-1

The first jet-propelled flying boat built in the USSR. The R-1 was first flown on 30 May 1952 by I M Sukhomlin. Only one prototype built.

Beriev R-1

 ENGINE2 x VK-1, 2700kg each
  Take-off weight20000 kg44093 lb
  Wingspan20.0 m66 ft 7 in
  Length19.8 m65 ft 12 in
  Height7.1 m23 ft 4 in
  Wing area58.0 m2624.31 sq ft
  Max. speed800 km/h497 mph
  Ceiling11500 m37750 ft

Beriev R-1A three-view drawing (800 x 521)

Beriev R-1

Barry, 26.09.2013 14:47

"DebtMan" I think you maybe a little off centre with regards to your statement "the first seaplane of the world with jet motor". The Saunders Roe A1 flew for the first time on the 16th July 1947.


DebtMan, e-mail, 22.10.2010 07:14

The Be-10 was the first seaplane of the world with jet motor.Was designed as scout plane and attacker,but due to an accident caused by negligence,the prototypewas destroyed and the project was abandoned


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