Macchi L.2

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Macchi L.2
Role Flying Boat
Manufacturer Macchi
Primary user ItalianRoundelGreen.png Italy
Number built 10 [1]
Wingspan 16.0 m (52 ft 6 in)[2]
Engine 160hp Isotta-Fraschini V-4B
Armament forward flexible Revelli MG
4×25 kg (55 lb) bombs[2]
Max Speed 140 km/h (87 mph)[2]

The Macchi L.2 was a lightened version of the Macchi L.1 with a larger engine, which should have given it a nice boost in performance. However, only ten were completed before attentions shifted to the Macchi M.3. [1][3]

For more information, see Wikipedia:Macchi L.2.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Munson, p.165.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Nowarra, pp.206-207.
  3. Nowarra, p.159.
  • Kenneth Munson, Fighters 1914-19, Attack and Training Aircraft. New York: MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1976. ISBN 0713707607
  • 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