The Be-103 multipurpose light amphibian is intended for the following tasks:
rendering urgent medical aid;
patrol, fire protection monitoring, ecology monitoring of water areas;
The amphibious features of the Be-103 aircraft provide for its wide use in various regions abundant in rivers, lakes, water reservoirs difficult of access for other types of transport.
The aircraft is fitted with flight/navigation and communication equipment which enables its operation in adverse weather conditions, in daytime and nighttime. Be-103 can accommodate five passengers, the aircraft cabin layout provides for passengers comfort during flight.
At customer's option, the aircraft can be equipped with autopilot, satellite navigation system, weather radar.
Any of aircraft variants can also be fitted with work station for copilot (instructor).
The Be-103 amphibious aircraft has been designed in compliance with airworthiness requirements of FAR-23 (USA) and AR-23 (Russia).
On December 21, 2001 the Be-103 amphibious aircraft obtained the Noise Type Certificate № СШ 126-Бе-103.
On December 26, 2001 the aircraft got Type Certificate of Normal Category № СТ204-Бе-103 as per AR-23 (Russia).