Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
A-40 - Base Series Designation; covers initial two prototypes.
Be-42 - Alternative designation for A-40
A-40M - Proposed modernized form with imporved systems.
A-40P - Proposed dedicated fire-fighting platform
A-40PM - Proposed passenger airliner variant
Be-40PT - Proposed modular passenger/cargo hauler form.
A-42 - Proposed dedicated Search and Rescue (SAR) platform with applicable equipment.
A-42PE - Proposed marimtime patrol/SAR variant
A-44 - Proposed maritime patrol platform
Be-200 - Related multirole amphibious aircraft for fire-fighting, SAR, maritime patrol, cargo- and passenger-hauling service.