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Piaggio P.32

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The Piaggio P.32 was an Italian medium bomber of the late 1930s, produced by Piaggio, and designed by Giovanni Pegna. [1]

41 relations: Breda-SAFAT machine gun, Caproni, Cockpit, Damascus, Douglas B-23 Dragon, Fiat BR.20, Flap (aeronautics), Flying qualities, Fuselage, Guidonia Montecelio, Gun turret, Handley Page Hampden, Heinkel He 111, Isotta Fraschini Asso XI, Istres, Italy, Leading-edge slat, Lioré et Olivier LeO 45, List of bomber aircraft, List of Interwar military aircraft, Machine gun, Medium bomber, Mitsubishi Ki-21, Monoplane, Paris, Piaggio Aerospace, Piaggio P.16, Piaggio P.23M, Piaggio P.23R, Piaggio P.XI, Prototype, Radial engine, Reciprocating engine, Reggiane, Regia Aeronautica, Savoia-Marchetti SM.79, Trainer aircraft, V12 engine, Vertical stabilizer, Vickers Wellington, Wing loading.

Breda-SAFAT machine gun

Breda-SAFAT, (Società Italiana Ernesto Breda per Costruzioni Meccaniche / Breda Meccanica Bresciana - Società Anonima Fabbrica Armi Torino) was an Italian weapons manufacturer of the 1930s and 1940s that designed and produced a range of machine-guns and cannon primarily for use in aircraft.

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Caproni was an Italian aircraft manufacturer founded in 1908 by Giovanni Battista "Gianni" Caproni.

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A cockpit or flight deck is the area, usually near the front of an aircraft or spacecraft, from which a pilot controls the aircraft.

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Damascus (دمشق, Syrian) is the capital of the Syrian Arab Republic; it is also the country's largest city, following the decline in population of Aleppo due to the battle for the city.

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Douglas B-23 Dragon

The Douglas B-23 Dragon is an American twin-engined bomber developed by the Douglas Aircraft Company as a successor to (and a refinement of) the Douglas B-18 Bolo.

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Fiat BR.20

The Fiat BR.20 Cicogna (Italian: "stork") was a low-wing twin-engine medium bomber that was developed and manufactured by Italian aircraft company Fiat.

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Flap (aeronautics)

Flaps are a type of high-lift device used to increase the lift of an aircraft wing at a given airspeed.

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Flying qualities

Handling qualities is one of the two principal regimes in the science of flight test (the other being performance).

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The fuselage (from the French fuselé "spindle-shaped") is an aircraft's main body section.

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Guidonia Montecelio

Guidonia Montecelio, commonly known as Guidonia, is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Rome Capital, Lazio, central Italy.

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Gun turret

A gun turret is a location from which weapons can be fired that affords protection, visibility, and some cone of fire.

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Handley Page Hampden

The Handley Page HP.52 Hampden was a British twin-engine medium bomber of the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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Heinkel He 111

The Heinkel He 111 was a German aircraft designed by Siegfried and Walter Günter at Heinkel Flugzeugwerke in 1934.

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Isotta Fraschini Asso XI

The Asso XI was a family of water-cooled, supercharged V12 piston aeroengines produced in the 1930s by Italian manufacturer Isotta Fraschini, and fitted on a number of aircraft types built by CANT, Caproni and others.

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Istres (Occitan: Istre) is a commune in southern France, some 60 km (38 mi) northwest of Marseille.

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Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Leading-edge slat

Slats are aerodynamic surfaces on the leading edge of the wings of fixed-wing aircraft which, when deployed, allow the wing to operate at a higher angle of attack.

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Lioré et Olivier LeO 45

Lioré-et-Olivier LeO 45 was a French medium bomber that was used during and after the Second World War.

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List of bomber aircraft

The following is a list of bomber aircraft, organized by era and manufacturer.

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List of Interwar military aircraft

Interwar military aircraft are military aircraft that were developed and used between World War I and World War II, also known as the ''Golden Age of Aviation''.

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Machine gun

A machine gun is a fully automatic mounted or portable firearm designed to fire bullets in rapid succession from an ammunition belt or magazine, typically at a rate of 300 rounds per minute or higher.

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Medium bomber

A medium bomber is a military bomber aircraft designed to operate with medium-sized bombloads over medium range distances; the name serves to distinguish this type from larger heavy bombers and smaller light bombers.

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Mitsubishi Ki-21

The Mitsubishi Ki-21 (or "Type 97 Heavy Bomber") (九七式重爆撃機 Kyūnana-shiki jūbakugekiki) (Allied reporting name: "Sally" /"Gwen") was a Japanese heavy bomber during World War II.

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A monoplane is a fixed-wing aircraft with a single main wing plane, in contrast to a biplane or other multiplane, each of which has multiple planes.

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Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.

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Piaggio Aerospace

Piaggio Aerospace, formerly Piaggio Aero Industries, is a multinational aerospace manufacturing company headquartered in Genoa, Italy.

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Piaggio P.16

The Piaggio P.16 was an Italian heavy bomber designed and built by Piaggio for the Regia Aeronautica (Italian Royal Air Force).

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Piaggio P.23M

The Piaggio P.23M was an Italian commercial transport aircraft prototype designed and built by Piaggio.

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Piaggio P.23R

The Piaggio P.23R, also known as the Piaggio P.123 for propaganda purposes, was an Italian commercial transport aircraft prototype designed and built by Piaggio.

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Piaggio P.XI

The Piaggio P.XI was an Italian 14-cylinder radial aircraft engine.

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A prototype is an early sample, model, or release of a product built to test a concept or process or to act as a thing to be replicated or learned from.

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Radial engine

The radial engine is a reciprocating type internal combustion engine configuration in which the cylinders "radiate" outward from a central crankcase like the spokes of a wheel.

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Reciprocating engine

A reciprocating engine, also often known as a piston engine, is typically a heat engine (although there are also pneumatic and hydraulic reciprocating engines) that uses one or more reciprocating pistons to convert pressure into a rotating motion.

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Officine Meccaniche Reggiane SpA was an Italian aircraft manufacturer, owned by Caproni (Count Giovanni Battista Caproni) and situated in Reggio Emilia, a city of what today is the Emilia-Romagna region.

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Regia Aeronautica

The Italian Royal Air Force (Regia Aeronautica Italiana) was the name of the air force of the Kingdom of Italy.

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Savoia-Marchetti SM.79

The Savoia-Marchetti SM.79 Sparviero (Italian for sparrowhawk) was a three-engined Italian medium bomber developed and manufactured by aviation company Savoia-Marchetti.

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Trainer aircraft

A trainer is a class of aircraft designed specifically to facilitate flight training of pilots and aircrews.

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V12 engine

A V12 engine is a V engine with 12 cylinders mounted on the crankcase in two banks of six cylinders each, usually but not always at a 60° angle to each other, with all 12 pistons driving a common crankshaft.

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Vertical stabilizer

The vertical stabilizers, vertical stabilisers, or fins, of aircraft, missiles or bombs are typically found on the aft end of the fuselage or body, and are intended to reduce aerodynamic side slip and provide direction stability.

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Vickers Wellington

The Vickers Wellington was a British twin-engined, long-range medium bomber.

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Wing loading

In aerodynamics, wing loading is the total weight of an aircraft divided by the area of its wing.

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Caproni Ca.400, Caproni Ca.405, Caproni-Reggiane Ca.400, Piaggio P.32-I, Piaggio P.32-II.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piaggio_P.32

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