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Should Pakistan buy the AN-132?

Discussion in 'Pakistan Air Force' started by Philip the Arab, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. denel

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    indeed. Nuritano did an excellent job on this platform and extremely robust with all round capabilities.

    yes, they extended out the 235; overall a perfect all rounder.
     
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    We desperately need to standardise platforms. Given the resource constraints we face I'm surprised this isn't a priority for all three arms! Cn 235/9 could have easily have served all three arms.
     
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    A small transport plane not sufficient for actual need of a military grade airlift
    An ok plane for transport of food and water

    The Engine design on side make it a choice as a recon plane as passenger windows are blocked by the two oversize engines

    Some recon work possible from Pilot's vintage point

    Only real usage is just Patrol duties around the coastal areas
    May be a Coast guard rescue plane or search & rescue like unit