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Caproni Ca.355 Tuffo
The Caproni Ca.355 Tuffo was a low wing single-engine dive bomber, which never proceeded beyond a single prototype.
Main variant, one prototype built.
A proposed variant with two engines in a push-pull configuration, the rear engine mounted between twin tail booms.
The Daimler-Benz DB 601 or Isotta Fraschini Delta were proposed as powerplants.
Proposed variant with Daimler-Benz DB601 engine
Proposed variant with Isotta Fraschini Zeta engine
9.93 m (32 ft 7 in)
12.96 m (42 ft 6 in)
1,980 kg (4,365 lb)
3,050 kg (6,724 lb)
1 × Isotta Fraschini Delta IV R.C.35 liquid-cooled V12 engine, 625 kW (850 hp) take-off power
3-bladed bladed constant speed
490 km/h (300 mph, 260 kn) at 7,400 m
380 km/h (240 mph, 210 kn)
1,025 km (637 mi, 553 nmi)
2× 7.7 mm or 12.7 mm Breda-SAFAT machine guns in the wings
1× 7.7 mm Breda-SAFAT machine gun in the dorsal pannier
400 kg (800 lb) under wings and fuselage.
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