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Italy's Caproni Ca. 133 bomber

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Caproni Ca. 133 bomber:
Italy's Caproni Ca. 133 bomber
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook

Caproni Ca. 133 bomber:
Italy's Caproni Ca. 133 bomber
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook

Design

The Caproni Ca. 133 started out as a commercial aircraft, transporting passengers. The military converted it to a bomber and troop transport.

Specifications

  Caproni Ca. 133 Colonial
Type Bomber, Transport
Crew  
Passengers  
Engine (Type) 3: Piaggio Stella VII
Cylinders Radial
HP 460 each
Cooling  
Propeller blades 2 each
Dimensions  
Span 69' 8"
Length 50' 4"
Height 13' 1"
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded 14,700 lb
Performance  
Speed 165 mph
Cruising speed  
Climb  
Service ceiling  
Range 840 miles
Armament 4: MG

Sources:

  1. Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook, Ensign L. C. Guthman, 1943
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site