Antonov An-132

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The Antonov/Taqnia An-132 is an improved version of the Antonov An-32 twin-engined turboprop military transport aircraft being developed jointly by Saudi Arabia and Ukraine.

The An-132 will be powered by two Pratt & Whitney Canada PW150 turboprop engines, and will feature Honeywell avionics, Liebherr air management system and a Hamilton Sundstrand supplied Auxiliary Power Unit (APU). The prototype was rolled-out on December 20th, 2016 at Kiev in preparation for the first flight, planned for 2017, with deliveries starting from 2018.

Variants[edit | edit source]

  • An-132D: Initial production version of the aircraft.
  • An-132FF: Fire fighting variant.
  • An-132 Gunship: Lightly armed gunship for counter insurgency activities.
  • An-132ISR: Electronic warfare variant.
  • An-132ME: Medical evacuation variant.
  • An-132MPA: Maritime patrol variant.
  • An-132SAR: Coast guard and search & rescue variant.

Users[edit | edit source]

  • Saudi Arabia
    • Royal Saudi Air Force x 6
  • Ukraine
    • Ukrainian Air Force x ??

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