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Italy's CANT Z. 1012 transport

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  • CANT Z. 1012 transport
  • CANT Z. 1012 transport

Design

Construction

The CANT Z. 1012 was of wood construction.

Usage

The Italian Air Attache in Washington, Colonel Vincenzio Coppola, flew a CANT Z.1012.

Specifications

  CANT Z.1012
Type Transport
Engine (Type) 2: Alfa Romeo
Cylinders In-line
HP 120 each
Cooling Air
Dimensions  
Span 49' 2"
Length 32' 9"
Height 11' 11"
Weight  
Loaded 6,050 lb
Performance  
Speed 175 mph
Range 807 miles
  CANT Z.1012 - Alfa Romeo 110-I
Type Transport
Crew 1
Passengers 4 - 6
Engine (Type) 2: Alfa Romeo 110-I
Cylinders 4
HP 120 each
Cooling Air
Dimensions  
Span 49' 2.5"
Length 32' 9.5"
Height 11' 10 7/8"
Wing area 269 sq ft
Weight  
Empty 4,290 lb
Loaded 6,050 lb
Performance  
Speed 174 mph
Speed - Cruising 149 mph
Climb to 6,560' 14 minutes
Service Ceiling 16,400'
Range 807 miles
  CANT Z.1012 - Alfa Romeo 115
Type Transport
Crew 1
Passengers 4 - 6
Engine (Type) 2: Alfa Romeo 115
Cylinders 6
HP 170 each
Cooling Air
Dimensions  
Span 49' 2.5"
Length 32' 9.5"
Height 11' 10 7/8"
Wing area 269 sq ft
Weight  
Empty 5,060 lb
Loaded 6,820 lb
Performance  
Speed 199 mph
Speed - Cruising 162 mph
Climb to 6,560' 10 minutes
Service Ceiling 19,680'
Range 621 miles

Sources:

  1. Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook, Ensign L. C. Guthman, 1943
  2. Italian Civil and Military Aircraft 1930-1945, Jonathan Thompson, 1963
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site