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Select a thumbnail to see the picture full-size. In Stock (Ships in 1-3 business days)List price: $29.00You pay: $20.89(All prices in U.S. Dollars)Manufacturer: Italeri ModelsStock Number: ITL 1322Scale: 1/72View all products of type "CR-32"
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Designed in the early part of the '30s, the Fiat CR 32 was powered by an V 12-cylinders, producing 600 hp. It was able to reach, as maximum speed, 375 Km / h. Among the most famous biplanes of aviation History the CR 32 was characterized by an extraordinary maneuverability. It was also strong, very reliable and well armed for the historical period, with two 12.7 mm Breda-Safat machine gun located on the top of engine and firing through the propeller disc. The Fiat CR 32 had its baptism of fire with the Legionary Air Forces, during the Spanish Civil War, and soon obtained the air superiority against the Soviet-made monoplane fighters, like the Polikarpov I-16, that formed the Squadrons of Republican Aviation. Thanks to the extraordinary mobility and the training of pilots, the Italian fighters prevailed even on from more modern enemy airplanes such as the Soviet-made Tupolev SB-2 bomber considered, thanks to its speed, impossible to intercept.
Includes markings for:
- Regia Aeronautica, 4 Stormo, 9 Gruppo, 73 Squadriglia, Italy 1936
- Regia Aeronautica, 1 Stormo 73 Squadriglia, Sicily 1940
- Regia Aeronautica, 2 Stormo CT, 93 Squadriglia, Libya 1939
- Regia Aeronautica, 163 Squadriglia Autonoma, Greece 1940
- Regia Aeronautica, 411 Squadriglia, Ethiopa 1939
- Aviazione Legionaria, Spain 1938