Italian Military Aircraft 1920-1929: Italian Bomber Aircraft 1920-1929, Italian Fighter Aircraft 1920-1929

Italian Military Aircraft 1920-1929: Italian Bomber Aircraft 1920-1929, Italian Fighter Aircraft 1920-1929

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Editorial Reviews - Italian Military Aircraft 1920-1929 From the Publisher Chapters: Italian Bomber Aircraft 1920-1929, Italian Fighter Aircraft 1920-1929, Italian Military Reconnaissance Aircraft 1920-1929, Italian Military Trainer Aircraft 1920-1929, Italian Patrol Aircraft 1920-1929, Cant 25, Savoia-Marchetti S.55, Savoia-Marchetti Sm.62, Siai S.52, Fiat Cr.1, Gabardini G.9, Macchi M.18, Savoia-Marchetti S.59, Caproni Ca.73, Roma, Siai S.58, Fiat Cr.20, Piaggio P.2, Macchi M.41, Gabardini G.8, Ansaldo A.120, Macchi M.24, Macchi M.53, Piaggio P.8, Caproni Ca.71, Macchi M.26, Caproni Ca.70, Breda A.7, Breda Cc.20, Piaggio P.6, Caproni Ca.100, Breda Ba.19, Piaggio P.3, Breda A.9, Savoia-Marchetti S.57, Cant 6, Macchi M.15, Siai S.9, Imam Ro.1. Excerpt: The CANT 25 was an Italian shipboard single-seat biplane flying boat fighter that entered service with the Regia Aeronautica (Italian Royal Air Force) in 1931. The CANT 25 was developed from the earlier CANT 18 flying boat to meet a requirement for a flying boat fighter for the Regia Aeronautica. The aircraft was of wooden construction and was armed with two fixed, forward-firing 7.7-millimeter (0.303-inch) Vickers machine guns. It was built in two versions, the CANT 25M with removable wings and the CANT 25AR which was strengthened for catapult launching and had folding wings. The CANT 25M appeared first, in 1931. It had Warren truss-type interplane bracing and a 306-kilowatt (410-horsepower) Fiat A.20 12-cylinder water-cooled engine mounted to drive a two-bladed pusher propeller, and was used for catapult trials aboard warships of the Regia Marina (Italian Royal Navy). It was replaced by the CANT 25AR — AR stood for Ali Ripiegabili, Italian for "Folding Wings" — which instead had vertical interplane bracing struts to allow the outer panels of the wings to fold to the rear... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=14902858 Synopsis Chapters: Italian Bomber Aircraft 1920-1929, Italian Fighte
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9781157859604
Publisher: Books LLC
Binding: Paperback
Language: English
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 8 mm
Width: 150 mm
ISBN-10: 1157859607
Publisher Date: 15 Sep 2010
Height: 226 mm
No of Pages: 126
Series Title: English
Weight: 195.22 gr
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