Caproni Ca.41

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Caproni Ca.41
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Role Bomber
Manufacturer Caproni
Introduction 1918 [1]
Primary user ItalianRoundelGreen.png Italy
Number built 12 [1]
Developed from Ca.40
Variants Ca.42, Ca.43
Wingspan 29.9 m (98 ft) [2]
Engine 3×200hp Isotta-Fraschini vees
Armament nose flexible MG
2×rear flexible MG[note 1]
1,400 kg (3,190 lb)[2] of bombs
Crew 5
Max Speed 140 km/h (87 mph) [3]
Climb 1,000 m (3,280 ft) in 19:40[2]
2,000 m (6,500 ft) in 51:25[2]
Ceiling 3,000 m (9,840 ft) [3]
Ceiling 2,900 m (9,500 ft) [2]
Endurance 7:00 [2]


The Caproni Ca.40 was followed by a more successful version with 270hp engines and an oval central nacelle, the Caproni Ca.41. Twelve were built, and they served with both the Italian Army and Navy. [1]

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

Miniatures and Models[edit]

1:144 Scale[edit]

References[edit]

Notes
  1. One on the rear of each engine nacelle.
Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Munson, p.157.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Lamberton, pp.226-227.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Munson, p.81.
Bibliography
  • W.M. Lamberton and E.F. Cheesman, Reconnaissance & Bomber Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Great Britain: Harleyford Publications Ltd., 1962.
  • Kenneth Munson, Bombers: Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft, 1914-1919. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1968, Blandford Press Ltd. ISBN 978-0753721711