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Fiat G.50 Freccia

RA 2  £1.25

Italy's first monoplane fighter. It was used widely in north Africa, the Balkans, the Mediterranean and Britain.

Speed :- 293 mph

Climb :- 3,100 feet per minute

Ceiling :- 35,270 feet

Range :- 438 miles

Armament :- 2x 12.7mm MG

 

Spinner - white

Rudder cross - white

Fuselage band-white

Top surfaces - dark olive green

Splotches on a yellow ochre base

Undersides - light grey

Note, there is no white in the wing markings after 1941

MC 200 Saetta

RA 3  £1.25

Italy's best fighter upon entry into WW2. Later used as a fighter-bomber in north Africa

Speed :- 312 mph

Climb :- 3,280 feet per minute

Ceiling :- 29,200 feet

Range :- 283 miles

Armament :- 2x 12.7mm MG

Italian WW2 Aircraft 

Spinner boss - silver

Fuselage band Rudder cross -white

Top surfaces - dark olive green Mottle on a yellow ochre base

Undersides - light grey

Collector ring - bronze

Wing markings - black

MC 202 Folgore

RA 4  £1.25

Available from May 1941. The Folgore was the best, commonly available Italian fighter of the war.

Speed :- 370 mph

Climb :- 4,920 feet per minute

Ceiling :- 37,730 feet

Range :- 475 miles

Armament :- 2x 12.7mm MG

2x 7.7mm MG

 

Spinner boss - yellow ochre

Rudder cross - white

Fuselage band-white

Top surfaces - dark olive green

ringlets on a yellow ochre base

Undersides - light grey

Note that there is no white in the wing markings

MC 205V Veltro

RA 5  £1.25

 

The only Italian fighter built in any numbers, which was capable of taking on the best Allied fighters on equal terms

Speed :- 399 mph

Climb :- 3,300 feet per minute

Ceiling :- 36,090 feet

Range :- 646 miles

Armament :- 2x 12.7mm MG

2x 20mm cannon

Italian WW2 Aircraft 

Spinner - yellow ochre

Top surfaces - dark olive green

ringlets on a yellow ochre base

Undersides - light grey

Collector ring - bronze

Wing markings - black

Note that there are no white in the wing markings. RSI flag fuselage ,tail.

Re 2001 Falco II

RA 6  £1.25

 

Available from May 1942. The Re 2001 was a widely used fighter-bomber and night fighter.

 

Speed :- 350 mph

Climb :- 3,600 feet per minute

Ceiling :- 36,745 feet

Range :- 590 miles

Armament :- 2x 12.7mm MG

2x 7.7mm MG

Italian WW2 Aircraft 

Spinner & Top surfaces - dark olive green

Rudder cross - white

Fuselage band-white

Undersides - light grey

Wing walk - black

Fiat BR20M Cicogna

RA 7  £2.50

 

The BR20 entered service in 1936 & was operated in Spain from mid 1937. By the beginning of WW2 the BR20M was in production. It was used over the Balkans, Malta, the western desert & Britain. Small numbers were used in Russia in support of the CSIR. Japan used the BR20 over Manchuria.

Speed :- 267 mph

Climb :- 1,874 feet per minute

Ceiling :- 24,935 feet

Range :- 1,194 miles

Armament :- 1x 12.7mm MG

2x 7.7mm MG

Up to 1,600Kg of bombs

 Italian WW2 Aircraft

Rudder cross - white

Fuselage band -white

Undersides - light grey

Top surfaces - overall yellow ochre, mottled with olive green. Later in the war, for night bombing, the top surfaces were often overall olive green with the undersurfaces & markings over painted in black.

1942 on , no white wing markings

SM 79 Sparviero

RA 8  £2.50

 

Entering service in 1936 the SM79 became the most famous Italian bomber of WW2. It was used in all Italian theatres of operation except Britain & Russia. It gained greatest fame when used by Italy's elite Aerosilurante, in anti shipping strikes in the Mediterranean. Not the torpedo was attached under the port wing root.

Speed :- 267 mph

Climb :- 1,093 feet per minute

Ceiling :- 21,325 feet

Range :- 2,050 miles

Armament :- 3x 12.7mm MG

1x 7.7mm MG

Up to 1,600Kg of bombs, or 1 torpedo

 Italian WW2 Aircraft

Rudder cross - white

Fuselage band - white

Undersides - light grey

Top surfaces - overall yellow ochre, mottled with olive green or mottled with olive green & red/brown. Torpedo aircraft overall dark blue/grey with light blue/grey undersides .

Collector rings - bronze.

1942 on , no white wing markings

CANT Z1007 RA 9   £3.00

Twin tailed version of this, the most modern Italian bomber in use when Italy entered the war.

 

   
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