Caproni Ca.47

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Caproni Ca.47
Caproni Ca.47.jpg
Role Seaplane
Manufacturer Caproni
Introduction post-war
Primary users ItalianRoundelGreen.png Italy
US Army Air Roundel.svg U.S.A.
Number built 10 [1]
Developed from Caproni Ca.46
Engine 3×350-400hp Liberty vees[2]
Max Speed 150 km/h (93 mph)[2]

The Caproni Ca.47 was a variant of the Caproni Ca.46 in the line of Caproni Ca.5 biplane twin-boom bombers. The Ca.47 was a torpedo or bombing seaplane powered by Liberty engines. Ten were completed before the Armistice, but they were too late to see action. [1]

The USA built Ca.47s via the Standard and Fisher body companies.[2]

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


  1. 1.0 1.1 Munson, p.158.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Nowarra, p.168.
  • Kenneth Munson, Bombers: Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft, 1914-1919. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1968, Blandford Press Ltd. ISBN 978-0753721711
  • Heinz J. Nowarra, Bruce Robertson, and Peter G. Cooksley. Marine Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Letchworth, Herts, England: Harleyford Publications Limited, 1966. ISBN 0900435070