From Wings of Linen
Ansaldo ISVA
Role Seaplane
Manufacturer Ansaldo
Designer Verduzio
Primary user Italy
Number built 50[1]
Developed from Ansaldo S.V.A.
Engine 200hp SPA6A[1]
Armament fixed, sync. Vickers
Crew 1

The ISVA was the floatplane version of the Ansaldo S.V.A.. Fifty ISVAs were built at Spezia, and the normal armament of twin Vickers was reduced to a single gun in order to save weight. By the Armistice, the ISVAs were being converted to standard undercarriages.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Nowarra, p.158.
  • 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