Caproni Ca.120

1st Flight 1933

The Ca.120 was a medium-sized bomber prototype.

No interest in the bomber eventuated and it remained a prototype only.

The aircraft did not cause interest in the military, so it remained at the prototype level.

Specifications

Crew: Two

Length: 16.85 m (55 ft 3 in)

Wingspan: 27.80 m (91 ft 2 in)

Height: 4.75 m (15 ft 7 in)

Wing area: 92.36 m2 (994.2 sq ft)

Empty weight: 6,000 kg (13,228 lb)

Gross weight: 9,500 kg (20,944 lb)

Power plant: 3 × Isotta Fraschini Asso XI R.C. V-12 water-cooled piston engine, 560 kW (750 hp) each

Propellers: 3-bladed variable-pitch metal propellers

Performance

Maximum speed: 360 km/h (220 mph, 190 kn) at sea level

Cruise speed: 320 km/h (200 mph, 170 kn)

Stall speed: 100 km/h (62 mph, 54 kn)

Range: 1,000 km (620 mi, 540 nmi)

Service ceiling: 7,000 m (23,000 ft)

Time to altitude: 6,000 m (20,000 ft) in 30 minutes

Armament

Guns: 3 × 7.7 mm (0.303 in) machine guns

Bombs: 1,000 kg (2,200 lb) of bombs.

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