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Arado Ar 232

Transport




Arado Ar 232 Transport

Service Data

In Service: June 1941 to 1945

Production Data

First Flight: June 1941
Manufacturer: Arado
Number built: 22

Technical Data

Type: Transport

Crew: 4 men
Length: 23.5 m
Wingspan: 33.5 m
Wing area: 143 m²
Height: 5.7 m
Empty: 10,280 kg
Loaded: 21,160 kg
Engine: 4 × Siemens Bramo 323R-2 Fafnir 9 cylinder supercharged air cooled radial engine producing up to 1,200 hp each
Maximum speed: 338 km/h
Range: 1,050 km
Service ceiling: 8,000 m
Armament:
1 × 13 mm MG 131 machine gun mounted in the nose
1 × 20 mm MG 151/20 machine gun in powered dorsal turret
2 × 13 mm MG 131 machine guns in the rear position
8 × 7.92 mm MG 34 machine guns mounted in side windows
Bomb load up to
Electronics:
Operators: Luftwaffe
Variants:
Ar 232 V-1
Ar 232 V-2
Ar 232 V-3
Ar 232 B-0

Other: Transports
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History

The Arado Ar 232 was a four seat four engines low slung box like fuselage rear loading ramp transport

Gallery

Arado Ar 232 Transport picture 2
Arado Ar 232 Transport picture 3
Arado Ar 232 Transport picture 4
Arado Ar 232 Transport picture 5
Arado Ar 232 Transport picture 6

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Sources

The Warplanes of the Third Reich.
ISBN-10: 0385057822

German Aircraft of the Second World War.
ISBN-10: 0370000242

Hitler's Luftwaffe.
ISBN-10: 051718771X

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