|First flight||late 1917 |
|Introduction||early 1918 |
|Number built||3 |
|Variants||Ca.41, Ca.42, Ca.43|
|Wingspan||29.9 m (98 ft) |
|Engine||3×200hp Isotta-Fraschini vees|
|Armament||nose flexible MG|
2×rear flexible MG[note 1]
1,400 kg (3,000 lb) of bombs
|Climb||3,000 m (9,800 ft) in 60:00|
|Ceiling||3,000 m (10,000 ft) |
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.
- One on the rear of each engine nacelle.
- Timeline is approximate.
- Munson, p.157.
- Lamberton, p.166.
- Lamberton, pp.226-227.