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Italy's Saiman 202 liaison

Design

The Saiman 202 was made of a wood structure with a composite covering.

Production

  • Saiman 202:
  • Manufacturer: Saiman

Variants

  • Saiman 202:
  • Saiman 204: Could carry four passengers. Had Alfa Romeo (180 HP) engine.

Usage

The Simon 202s were used in all Italian theaters of operation.

After World War II

In the 1950s the surviving Saiman 202s were sold to civilian flying clubs.

Specifications

  Saiman 202
Type Liaison
Crew 2
Engine (Type) Alfa Romeo 110
HP 120
Cylinders Inline 4
Cooling Air
Dimensions  
Span 35' 3"
Length 25' 3"
Height 6' 6"
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded 2,052 lb
Performance  
Speed 143 mph
Climb  
Service ceiling 16,400'
Range 435 miles
Armament None

Sources:

  1. World War II Airplanes Volume 1, Enzo Angelucci, Paolo Matricardi, 1976
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site