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Savoia Marchetti SM79 "Sparviero

Roman Vasilyev

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SM 79 of 10a Squadriglia, 28 Gruppo, 8 Stormo.


The unit insignia was inspired by the coverage name
("Gallina", chicken in italian) used in Spain
by the squadron commander Cap. Tullio di Prato.

History

Performance

The SM79 was the most famous version of a


line of tri-motor Italian bombers. It was
christened Sparviero (Sparrow Hawk) but it's
crewmen called it Gobbo (Hunchback).

Max speed...................................... 475 km/h

This sturdy hump-backed aircraft dated back


to 1934 and didn't look like much, but it
provided valuable service in all Italian
theaters, even in the most difficult conditions.
Originally created as a bomber, it really came
into it's own as a torpedo-bomber.

Service ceiling.................................. 8 500 m


Range: .............................................. 200 km
Gross weight.................................. 10 730 kg
Wing Span: ...................................... 21.20 m
Length.............................................. 16.20 m
Height: .............................................. 4,60 m

During the war it accomplished some of the


most hard missions in the varios theathers.
Production ceased in 1944 after about 1370
aircraft were built. It was used by the Italians
after the war as a transport and target tug.

Crew: ..........................................................6
Armament: ............................ 3 12,7 mm gun
.............................. 1 7,7 mm gun
............... up to 1250 kg of bombs
................ or 2 450 mm torpedoes
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