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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.1 The military converted it to a bomber and troop transport.1

Specifications

  Caproni Ca. 133 Colonial
Type Bomber1, Transport1
Crew  
Passengers  
Engine (Type) 3: Piaggio Stella VII1
Cylinders Radial1
HP 460 each1
Cooling  
Propeller blades 2 each1
Dimensions  
Span 69' 8"1
Length 50' 4"1
Height 13' 1"1
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded 14,700 lb1
Performance  
Speed 165 mph1
Cruising speed  
Climb  
Service ceiling  
Range 840 miles1
Armament 4: MG1

Sources:

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