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C-132
Role transport
National origin United States
Manufacturer Douglas Aircraft Company
Number built 0
Developed from C-124 Globemaster II

The Douglas C-132 was a proposed transport aircraft, based on the company's C-124 Globemaster II. However, it did not get past the mock-up stage. The C-132 was to powered by four 15,000 shp (11,000 kW) Pratt & Whitney T57 turboprops, mounted on a swept wing. One T-57 was built for testing and installed in the nose of a C-124. Projected speed was to be 418 knots (774 km/h) with a range of 2,200 nautical miles (4,100 km) and a maximum payload of 137,000 pounds.[1]

Specifications (C-132)

Data from The Encyclopedia of World Aircraft [2]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Wingspan: 186 ft 8 in (56.9 m) each

Performance

See also

Related development

References

  • AAHS Journal Vol.50, No.1, p.13-27, Douglas C-132
  1. ^ Remembering An Unsung Giant - The Douglas C-133 Cargomaster and Its People
  2. ^ Donald, David, ed (1997). The Encyclopedia of World Aircraft. Prospero Books. pp. pg 355. ISBN 1-85605-375-X.  
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