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Italy's Caproni-Campini C.C.2, N1 (CC.2) experimental

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  • Caproni Campini CC.2 experimental
  • Caproni Campini CC.2 experimental

Design

The Caproni-Campini C.C.2 may have never been intended for military use.

Engine

It was propelled by a radial engine that drove a compressor with a elementary afterburner.2

Prototype

The Caproni-Campini C.C.2 was first flown in August 28, 19402 / November 1941 by Mario de Bernadi.1,2

The project was abandoned in 1942.2

Specifications

  Caproni-Campini C.C.2
Type Experimental1,2
Crew 22
Engine (Type) 1: Isotta-Fraschini2
HP 9002
Dimensions  
Span 52'2
15.85 m2
Length 43'2
13.1 m2
Wing area 387.51 sq ft2
36 sq m2
Weight  
Empty 8,025 lb2
3,640 kg2
Loaded 9,248 lb2, 11,000 lb1
4,195 kg2
Performance  
Speed 233 mph2
375 kph2
Armament None2

Sources:

  1. Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook, Ensign L. C. Guthman, 1943
  2. The Encyclopedia of Weapons of World War II, Chris Bishop, 1998
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