Assembly of the AN-132

ANTONOV Company has completed major assembly of the AN-132D aircraft-demonstrator. The tail unit was mounted on the aircraft. So, the airframe of the aircraft has been assembled: fuselage, wing and tail unit have been joined.

The An-32 is basically a re-engined An-26
The An-32 is basically a re-engined An-26

PW150A engines of Pratt & Whitney Canada to be delivered in April. Cooperation agreement of the AN-132 programme was signed with this company in October 2015.

The programme of the AN-132 light multipurpose aircraft of a new generation is realized by ANTONOV Company together with KACST, King Abdulaziz City Science and Technology, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The AN-132, intended for operation on short- and medium-haul routes, will perform various missions on cargo transportation and implement different layouts of the aircraft cargo cabin. The AN-132 will have cruising speed up to 270 knots/311 mph/500 km/h, cruising flight altitude up to 29,528 feet/9,000 m, payload up to 20,282.5 lbs/9.2 t.

 

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