Beriev Soviet Seaplanes -- A History
by peter dancey
Published: September 16, 2010.
Little is known outside Russia of its Beriev flying-boats Be 4 Kor to Be 200 jet the latter with US ALL SIG avionics a highly-capable fire-fighter. The US also had a hand in the design of the original 'gull-winged flying-boats, that in addition to their 'Cold War' AV MF duties on at least two occasions during the 1980s deployed on covert operations off Vietnam to shadow the US 16th and 7th Fleets.