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FIAT CR.42 Falco

FIAT CR.42 Falco

The FIAT CR. 42s operating with C.A.I. were fifty, belonging to 18° Gruppo. On 10/19/40 they transferred on to the Belgian airfield of Ursel. The first action took place on 10/29, when 39 CR.42s escorted the Br.20s over Ramsgate.

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FIAT G.50 Freccia

G501

The fighter still possessed inadequate speed and firepower, forcing most pilots to prefer the Macchi C.200. Several attempts were made to modernize the G.50 such as the the G.50ter in July 17, 1940 ,which had a 1,000 hp Fiat A.76 engine and attained a maximum speed of 329 mph

FIAT G.55 Centauro

FIAT G.55 Centauro

Some aviation experts consider the FIAT G55 Centauro the best single seat fighter produced for the Italian air force in World War Two. The Fiat G55 Centauro was a redesigned version of the G50 Freccia. Differences included a DB 605 A-1 engine, an improved fineness ratio of the fuselage and a redesigned wing, built in 2 sections ,bolted together at the center line for greater efficiency.

FIAT BR.20 Cicogna

FIAT BR.20 Cicogna

The BR.20M (Modified) and the BR.20Bis were unique to the original in the change of nose section and engines. These aircraft were operated in Malta, Battle of Britain, Yugoslavia and the Balkans

Fc 20 CANSA

Fc 20 CANSA

Designed at the end of 1940 by Cansa (subsidiary company of Fiat), the FC20 was a medium- winged compact monoplane, full metal structured, mixed covered, powered with two reliable (but modest 9 Fiat A74 RC38 840 hp engines (the same mounted on the famous biplane fighter Fiat CR42).