Caproni Ca.46

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Caproni Ca.46
Role Bomber
Manufacturer Caproni
Primary user ItalianRoundelGreen.png Italy
Number built 255 [note 1]
Developed from Caproni Ca.44
Engine 3×Fiat, Isotta-Fraschini, or Liberty engines
Armament nose flexible MG and
rear flexible MG
Max Speed 152 km/h (94 mph)[2]
Ceiling 4,500 m (14,800 ft)[2]
Endurance 4:00[2]

The Caproni Ca.46 was a variant of the Caproni Ca.44 in the line of Caproni Ca.5 biplane twin-boom bombers. The Ca.46 featured more powerful Fiat, Isotta-Fraschini, or Liberty engines. Two were delivered to the USA and three others were produced before the war ended, with plans for larger productions being curtailed by the Armistice. [1]

For more information, see Wikipedia:Caproni Ca.5.


  1. 255 of all Caproni Ca.5 types built.[1]
  1. 1.0 1.1 Munson, p.157.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Munson, p.83.
  • Kenneth Munson, Bombers: Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft, 1914-1919. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1968, Blandford Press Ltd. ISBN 978-0753721711