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HAL HPT-32 (HTT-34) Deepak

Twin-Seat, Single-Engine Basic Trainer Aircraft

The HAL HPT-32 flew for the first time in January of 1977 and is reserved for the basic training of airmen in the Indian military.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 7/25/2019
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Year: 1978
Status: Active, Limited Service
Manufacturer(s): Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) - India
Production: 200
Crew: 2
Length: 25.26 ft (7.7 m)
Width: 31.17 ft (9.5 m)
Height: 9.51 ft (2.9 m)
Weight (Empty): 2,282 lb (1,035 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 2,921 lb (1,325 kg)
Power: 1 x Lycoming AEO-540-D4B5 piston engine developing 260 horsepower and driving a two-bladed propeller unit at the nose.
Speed: 174 mph (280 kph; 151 kts)
Range: 870 miles (1,400 km; 756 nm)
Operators: India


Four hardpoints for the carrying of conventional drop bombs, rocket pods, and gun pods for training purposes.

Graphical image of an aircraft machine gun pod
Graphical image of an aircraft rocket pod
Graphical image of an aircraft conventional drop bomb munition

Variants / Models

• HPT-32 - Base Series Designation; basic trainer versions; equipped with Lycoming AEO-540 piston engines.
• HTT-34 - Turboprop-powered form.
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