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Caproni Ca.101640 viewsThis light bomber for 'colonial' warfare was used in the invasion of Ethiopia. It was a larger development of the Ca.97.
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Caproni Ca.111720 viewsUtilized in the colonies in Africa for postal transportation. Internal structure covered in wood. Single-engined development of the Ca.101, used mainly as utility transport. Some had float landing gear. 149 built.
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Caproni Ca 133708 viewsThe Ca 133 was modernised version of the Ca 101, cleaned up aerodynamically and given improved engines in an attempt to prolong the type's career as an 16 passenger airliner and second line or "colonial" bomber and transport. Bomber aircraft deployed as military transports, with an interior fitted out to accommodate 18 fully equipped troops, were redesignated Ca i33T and, similarly, conversions for use in an ambulance role were designated Ca 133S. In 1938 a small number of an improved version of the Ca 133 was introduced under the designation Ca 148, serving initially in East Africa, and some survived to fly with the post-war Italian air force.
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Caproni Ca 135567 viewsThe prototype made its first flight in 4/35 powered by two 800 hp Isotta-Fraschini Asso XI RC Vee engines and driving a wooden two-bladed propeller. The propeller was soon exchanged for a three-bladed metal propeller subsequently accepted for all production versions. The Italian air force felt the Ca.135 had potential and in 1936 ordered 14 examples of the Ca.135 Tipo Spagna (Spanish model), presumably as it was intended to undertake an operational evaluation in the Spanish Civil War. However, none of the aircraft served with the Italian air force in Spain. Trials revealed that the Fiat engines were unreliable and failed to improve performance as significantly as the Piaggio engines, so the few Fiat powered bombers were withdrawn from front-line service and transferred to bomber schools. Thus production of the Ca.135/P.XI was undertaken for a sole export customer, which was the Hungarian air force that received 100 of the type in 1939 and 1940. These aircraft operated with limited success against the Soviets.
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Caproni Ca.309542 viewsSmall twin-engined reconnaissance bomber. The Ca.309 was a low-wing monoplane of mixed construction and with fixed landing gear. 243 were built.
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Caproni Ca.316648 viewsship-borne maritime reconnaissance float aircraft, Catapult reconnaissance seaplane version of the Ca.309 series. 14 built.
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