Caproni Ca.132

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Ca.132
Caproni Ca.132.jpg
Role Bomber/airliner
Manufacturer Caproni
First flight 1934
Status Prototype only

The Caproni Ca.132 was a prototype for a large aircraft built in Italy in 1934, intended for use as either a bomber or airliner. It was a conventional low-wing cantilever monoplane powered by a radial engines on each wing and in the nose. The main undercarriage was housed within large streamlined spats. Configured as an airliner, it would have seated 20 passengers.

Operators[edit]

 Kingdom of Italy

Specifications (as bomber)[edit]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 4
  • Length: 18.60 m (61 ft 0 in)
  • Wingspan: 26.69 m (87 ft 7 in)
  • Height: 4.15 m (13 ft 7 in)
  • Wing area: 100.9 m2 (1,086 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 7,000 kg (15,430 lb)
  • Gross weight: 10,700 kg (23,590 lb)
  • Powerplant: 3 × Piaggio Stella P.IX, 418 kW (560 hp) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 314 km/h (196 mph)
  • Service ceiling: 6,300 m (20,664 ft)

Armament

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. p. 234. 
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