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Antonov An-32


NATO: Cline


Overview


Antonov An-32

Bangladesh air force Antonov An-32 in flight.

Source: Faisal Akram - © GNU Attribution Share Alike license

Origin
Soviet Union
Type
Transport aircraft
Entered service
1984
Status
In service
Development
Mid 1970's
First flight
July 1976
Developer
Soviet Union - OKB Antonov
Production
Mid 1970's - present
Producer
Soviet Union - Antonov
Ukraine - Antonov
Unit cost
$ 15 million
Number produced
Over 370 aircraft
Designations
Cline (NATO reporting name)

Description


The Antonov An-32 is a military transport aircraft of Soviet origin. It is a further development of the widely used An-26 twin engine turboprop aircraft. With nearly twice the power compared to the An-26 the An-32 is a more capable aircraft.

Details


Facts An-32B
General
Origin
Soviet Union
Type
Transport aircraft
Crew
3
Dimensions
Length
23.78 m
Wingspan
29.2 m
Height
8.75 m
Wing area
75 m²
Empty weight
16.8 t
Max take-off weight
27.0 t
Propulsion
Engine setup
2x turboprop engine
Four bladed propeller
Powerplant
ZMKB Progress AI-20DM
Power output
5.112 hp each
Fuel
7.100 L
Flight characteristics
Speed
530 km/h maximum
470 km/h cruise
Range
2.500 km
Ceiling
9.5 km
Take-off run
760 - 880 m
Landing run
470 - 505 m
Payload
Cargo
6.7 t maximum
Passengers
50 regular passengers
39 paratroopers
24 stretchers plus 3 attendees