Henschel Hs.132A-2

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The end of 1948.


The Second World War.



Armament - two 20mm guns MG-213 and two 30mm cannons MK-213.

One heavy armor-piercing bomb of 500 kg.

The maximum speed for 1500 meters is 580/610 km / h, at an altitude of 7000 meters - 750 km / h and 820 km / h.

When diving, it is possible to reach 1000 km / h.

The remains of factories on the territory of the USSR represented a significant problem for the ground troops and the Luftwaffe, although the Luftwaffe had good bombers, but they were concentrated in the United States, there were units in Europe and the occupied USSR.

Henschel 132A-2 is a more mass modification among all multipurpose aircraft, about 1309 pieces were built from 1946 to 1948, they became famous in raids on Moscow, Stalingrad, Leningrad.

Thanks to the speed, relatively good maneuverability and traction (1 ton) was loved by many Luftwaffe pilots.


General Characteristics

  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 30.2ft (9.2m)
  • Length 30.8ft (9.4m)
  • Height 13.1ft (4.0m)
  • Empty Weight -10,470lbs (-4,749kg)
  • Loaded Weight 7,275lbs (3,300kg)


  • Power/Weight Ratio 4.633
  • Wing Loading 10.6lbs/ft2 (51.7kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 686.7ft2 (63.8m2)
  • Drag Points 6764


  • Number of Parts 448
  • Control Surfaces 16