BE12

BERIEV Be-12 Tchaika

Aircraft
Name
Be-12 Tchaika
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
WTC
M
Type Code
A2T
Engine
Turboprop
Engine Count
Multi
Manufacturered as
BERIEV Be-12 Tchaika
BERIEV Tchaika

BE12

The Beriev Be-12 Tchaika (Seagull, NATO reporting name: Mail) is a Soviet twin-turboprop-powered amphibious anti-submarine and maritime patrol aircraft.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
29.84 m
Length (metric)
30.11 m
Height (metric)
7.94 m
Powerplant

2 x Ivchenko-Progress AI-20D turboprops, 3,864 kW (5,180 hp) each.

Engine Model(s)
Ivchenko AI-20
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
n/a
MTOW
36000 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
290 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
265
Range
1800 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
n/a

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