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ar_232_926

VariantsAr 232 V1 & V2 - Ar 232A prototypes and research aircraft, powered by two BMW801 engines. Ar 232 V3 & V4 - Ar 232B prototypes and research aircraft, powered by four Bramo 323 Fafnir engines. Ar 232A - Pre-production aircraft used for operational trials, powered by two BMW801 engines. Ar 232B - The first production aircraft powered by four Bramo 323 Fafnir engines, only ten built as Ar 232B-0. Ar 232C - A redesigned version using wood for outer wing sections and control surfaces. Ar 432 - The planned production version of the Ar 232C, re-named. Ar 532 - Planned enlarged six-engined version of the Ar 432. Ar 632 - Planned enlarged six-engined version of the Ar 432. [edit] Specifications (Ar 232B)General characteristics Crew: 4 Length: 23.52 m (77 ft 2 in) Wingspan: 33.50 m (109 ft 10¾ in) Height: 5.69 m (18 ft 8 in) Wing area: 142.60 m² (1,535 ft²) Empty weight: 12,780 kg (28,175 lb) Max takeoff weight: 21,150 kg (46,628 lb) Powerplant: 4 × BMW Bramo 323 R-2 Fafnir 9-cylinder radial engine, 895 kW (1,200 hp) each Performance Maximum speed: 308 km/h at 4,000 m (191 mph at 13,123 ft) Cruise speed: 290 km/h at 2,000 m (180 mph at 6,561 ft) Range: 1,062 km (660 mi) Service ceiling: 6,900 m (22,640 ft) Armament 1 × 13 mm (.51 in) MG 131 machine gun mounted in the nose 1 × 20 mm MG 151 cannon mounted in an EDL 151 dorsal turret 1-2 × 13 mm (.51 in) MG 131 machine gun mounted in the rear position

ar_232_926
johnbr, May 29, 2011
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