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Italy's Saiman 202 liaison

Design

The Saiman 202 was made of a wood structure with a composite covering.1

Production

  • Saiman 202:
  • Manufacturer: Saiman1

Variants

  • Saiman 202:
  • Saiman 204: Could carry four passengers.1 Had Alfa Romeo (180 HP) engine.1

Usage

The Simon 202s were used in all Italian theaters of operation.1

After World War II

In the 1950s the surviving Saiman 202s were sold to civilian flying clubs.1

Specifications

  Saiman 2021
Type Liaison1
Crew 21
Engine (Type) Alfa Romeo 1101
HP 1201
Cylinders Inline 41
Cooling Air1
Dimensions  
Span 35' 3"1
Length 25' 3"1
Height 6' 6"1
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded 2,052 lb1
Performance  
Speed 143 mph1
Climb  
Service ceiling 16,400'1
Range 435 miles1
Armament None1

Sources:

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