Breda Ba.39

1st Flight 1932

Military Users – Regia Aeronautica, Italian Co-Belligerent Air Force.

Breda Ba.39

The Breda Ba.39, a touring and liaison aircraft designed and built in Italy, was a scaled-up version of the Breda Ba.33, achieving some success in sporting events, and distance flights.

Breda Ba.39

The Italian air ministry ordered 60 Ba.39s, one of which was flown on a circuit of the Mediterranean Sea by Folonari and Malinverni, starting and finishing at Turin.

Breda Ba.39


Crew: 2 (3 for the Ba.39S)

Breda Ba.39

Length: 7.44 m (24 ft 5 in)

Wingspan: 10.41 m (34 ft 2 in)

Height: 2.64 m (8 ft 8 in)

Wing area: 17.51 m2 (188.5 sq ft)

Empty weight: 560 kg (1,235 lb)

Gross weight: 840 kg (1,852 lb)

Breda Ba.39

Max takeoff weight: 935 kg (2,062 lb)

Power plant: 1 × Colombo S.63 6-cyl. inline piston engine, 100 kW (140 hp)


Maximum speed: 220 km/h (137 mph, 119 kn)

Breda Ba.39

Range: 900 km (560 mi, 490 nmi)

Endurance: 3 hr 30min

Service ceiling: 6,000 m (19,700 ft)

Rate of climb: 3.2 m/s (630 ft/min)

Time to altitude: 13,210 ft (4,026 m) in 21 minutes

Breda Ba.39


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