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New Antonov AN-132 transport unveiled (photos)

Sun Jan 08, 2017 6:32 pm

http://bmpd.livejournal.com/2335238.html

Its essentially a modernized AN-32 with western avionics and engines and a redesigned fuselage. Saudi Arabia has already placed a large order for them. Good looking little plane...

"AN-132 is based on the airframe of the aircraft AN-26 / AN-32, but uses the Western system of production: turboprop engines Pratt & Whitney Canada PW150A with six-bladed composite propellers Dowty Propellers R408, APU Hamilton Sundstrand, a complex on-board avionics Honeywell Primus Epic integrated Modular Avionic system 2.0, Crouzet cabin management system, crew seats Ipeco, Zodiac integrated oxygen system, life support systems (SLE IPS, SARD) Liebherr Aerospace."


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YqwFckRiz8


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3QLzbymENw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTVnIYbOrvI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGBbXCi8OI8&t=47s

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Re: New Antonov AN-132 transport unveiled (photos)

Sun Jan 08, 2017 7:05 pm

Here are some photos of the interior:

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Re: New Antonov AN-132 transport unveiled (photos)

Mon Jan 09, 2017 11:05 am

So they grafted the nose of an An-72 onto the An-32, and fitted it with the engines of the Q-400. And they managed to do go all the way from project announcement to rollout in just a year. :roll:

But at least it looks good :D
 
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Re: New Antonov AN-132 transport unveiled (photos)

Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:14 pm

It does look great, and kind of familiar of other modern transport planes as well...
 
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Re: New Antonov AN-132 transport unveiled (photos)

Fri Jan 13, 2017 5:28 pm

Looks awesome! But the nose profile looks radically different from the An-32's i have seen.

Wonder if Antonov can offer some refit programme for existing An32 operators. The Indian Air Force operates 100+ of these which are ageing.

A modernised AN32 with PW150 engines could just see these workhorses soldier on for another 30 years with the IAF!
 
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Re: New Antonov AN-132 transport unveiled (photos)

Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:53 pm

BawliBooch wrote:
But the nose profile looks radically different from the An-32's i have seen.


It's the An-72 / -74 nose. It's not going to be retrofittable. But a glass cockpit should be possible, if it wasn't for the fact that India has recently upgraded it's An-32s.

Looking at the wings and engine mountings, it looks more like an An-24 development than an An-32. Retrofitting the underwing-mounted PW-150 to the An-32 which has over-wing mounted engines might be problematic.

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