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/ Caproni Ca.127
In the mid-1930s, Caproni engineers developed a high-speed reconnaissance aircraft for the Royal Italian Air Force.
The Ca.127, was built on the basis of the Ca.97 transport aircraft and was a highly mixed aircraft equipped with a 750 hp Isotta Fraschini XIIR engine.
During the tests it became clear that the aircrafts performance was inferior to the aircraft it was meant to replace,
as a result, the project was terminated.
1,000 kg (2,200 lb) payload
12.82 m (42 ft 1 in)
16.9 m (55 ft 5 in)
3.2 m (10 ft 6 in)
40 m2 (430 sq ft)
2,200 kg (4,850 lb)
3,200 kg (7,055 lb)
1 × Isotta Fraschini XII R. V-12 water-cooled piston engine, 560 kW (750 hp)
2-bladed fixed pitch wooden propeller or 3-bladedground-adjustable metal propeller
305 km/h (190 mph, 165 kn)
1,000 km (620 mi, 540 nmi)
Time to altitude
8,000 m (26,000 ft) in 46 minutes 25 seconds
5 × 7.7 mm (0.303 in) machine guns.
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