From Wings of Linen

Gio. Ansaldo & C. Società in accomandita semplice (Ansaldo) was a large Genoese industrial firm that branched into aircraft during WWI, building in Genoa and Turin. Chief technical officers R. Verduzio and U. Savoia were joined by Ing. C. Rosatelli and Ing. G. Brezzi. Their chief contribution was the S.V.A. series (SVA standing for Savoia-Verduzio-Ansaldo).[1]

Production aircraft from the Great War or shortly thereafter include:


  1. Cattaneo'66, p.3.
  • Gianni Cattaneo, Profile Publications 61: The S.V.A. (Ansaldo) Scouts. Great Britain: Profile Publications, Ltd., 1966.