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.

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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