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CR.42 "Falco"

Fighter

Fiat

Fiat CR-42 from 85 Sqdr 18 Gruppo Regia Aeronautica, Belgium, an autumn at 1940. © Michael Bykov

Fiat CR-42 from 85 Sqdr 18 Gruppo Regia Aeronautica, Belgium, an autumn at 1940.

CR.42 Specification
Crew 1
Dimensions
Wing span, m 9.7
Wing area, m2 3.05
Length, m 8.25
Hight, m 3.35
Powerplant.
Fiat A-74RC38 840 hp
Weight, kg:
Empty weight 1780
Maximum takeoff weight 2295
Performance
Maximum speed at altitude 6000m, km/h 440
Time to altitude 6000m, min 9.0
Service ceiling, m 10100
Service range, km 780
Armament
2 х 12.7-мм Breda SAFAT machine guns 2

References

  • "Encyclopedia of military engineering" /Aerospace Publising/
  • "50 best fighters of World War II" /Gennadiy Kornukhin/
  • "Fighters Aviation of Italy " /Totnado, 1997/

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