Caproni Ca.40

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Caproni Ca.40
Caproni Ca.40.jpg
Role Bomber
Manufacturer Caproni
Introduction late 1917 [1]
Primary user ItalianRoundelGreen.png Italy
Number built 3 [1]
Variants Ca.41, Ca.42, Ca.43
Engine 3×200hp Isotta-Fraschini vees
Armament nose flexible MG
2×rear flexible MG[note 1]
Crew 5

The Caproni Ca.4 refers to a series of large bomber triplanes, starting with the Caproni Ca.40 of late 1917. Though equipped with three 200hp engines, this large aircraft was found to be underpowered and only three were completed before switching to the Caproni Ca.41.

For more information, see Wikipedia:Caproni Ca.4.


  1. One on the rear of each engine nacelle.
  1. 1.0 1.1 Munson, p.157.
  • Kenneth Munson, Bombers: Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft, 1914-1919. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1968, Blandford Press Ltd. ISBN 978-0753721711