Caproni Ca.43

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Caproni Ca.43
Role Torpedo Seaplane
Manufacturer Caproni
Developed from Ca.42
Wingspan 29.9 m (98 ft 2 in)[1]
Engine 2 or 3×400hp Liberty
Armament 910 kg (2,000 lb)[2] or 2×torpedoes[3][2]
Max Speed 130 km/h (81 mph)[1]
Climb 1,000 m (3,280 ft) in 7:00[1]

The Caproni Ca.43 was a twin-engine Caproni Ca.4 seaplane variant intended to carry two torpedoes. The prototype, at least, was completed, and perhaps a handful more, but it never entered series production. [3]

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

References[edit]

Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Nowarra, pp.206-207.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lamberton, pp.226-227.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Munson, p.157.
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