Antonov An-32

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The Antonov An-32 (NATO reporting name: Cline) is a twin-engined turboprop military transport aircraft.

Variants[edit | edit source]

  • An-32: Twin-engined transport aircraft
  • An-32A: The first civil variant, the majority of the 36 aircraft built were delivered to various MAP and MOM enterprises, for use in transporting assemblies between plants.
  • An-32B: Improved version
  • An-32B-100: Modernised version of the An-32B. MTOW increased to 28.5 tons, payload increased to 7.5 tons.
  • An-32B-110: New avionics allowing aircraft to be operated by two crew members. Metric (Russian) avionics variant.
  • 'An-32B-120: Imperial (non-Russian) avionics variant of An-32B-110.
  • An-32B-300: Version fitted with Rolls-Royce AE 2100 turboprop engines, providing 4,600 hp each.
  • An-32LL: The first prototype converted to a propfan technology testbed, with a large eight-bladed propeller in place of the standard AV-68DM on the port engine.
  • An-32MP: Marine Patrol version.
  • An-32P Firekiller: Aerial firefighting version. Special category type certificate granted on 10 March 1995. A total of eight tons of liquid can be discharged from the two external tanks simultaneously or one after the other. Drops are conducted at 40–50 m above ground level and 240 to 260 km/h. Can be used as a cargo aircraft when not fighting fires.
  • An-32V-200: A tactical transport/cargo aircraft outgrowth from the An-32B-100, with more modern avionics allowing two crew operation. Intended for export; despite reasonable interest few have been sold.
  • An-32 RE: Modernised version of the An-32B. MTOW increased to 28.5 tons, payload increased to 7.5 tons. New avionics.

Users[edit | edit source]

  • Afghanistan
    • Afghan Air Force
  • Angola
    • Angolan Air Force
  • Armenia
    • Armenian Air Force
  • Bangladesh
    • Bangladesh Air Force
  • Colombia
    • Colombian Air Force
  • Congo-Brazzaville
    • Congolese Air Force
  • Croatia
    • Croatian Air Force
  • Equatorial Guinea
    • Equatoguinean Air Force
  • India
    • Indian Air Force
  • Iraq
    • Iraqi Army
    • Iraqi Air Force
  • Ivory Coast
    • Ivory Coast Air Force
  • Jordan
    • Royal Jordanian Air Force
  • Mexico
    • Mexican Air Force
    • Mexican Navy
  • Mongolia
    • Mongolian Air Force
  • Peru
    • Peruvian Air Force
    • Peruvian Army
    • Peruvian Navy
  • Russia
    • Russian Air Force
  • Rwanda
    • Rwandan Air Force
  • Sri Lanka
    • Sri Lankan Air Force
  • Sudan
    • Sudanese Air Force
  • Tanzania
    • Tanzanian Air Force
  • Ukraine
    • Ukrainian Air Force

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