Cant Z.1018

Cant Z.1018

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The CRDA CANT Z.1018 Leone (Lion) was an Italian medium bomber of the 1940s. In 1939, the Regia Aeronautica (Italian Air Force) initiated its R Plan, or 3,000 airplanes, a campaign to quickly increase its strength with modern aircraft. By that time, Regia Aeronautica had been involved in wars on two continents, and its equipment had been depleted and had not kept up with technological advances. As a part of this plan, a competition for a modern medium bomber was announced in 1939. CRDA submitted its Z.1015 for this competition. The Z.1015 was basically an all-metal version of the Z.1007, a three-engine medium bomber with a wooden airframe. The Z.1007 had first flown in 1937 but had not yet entered military service by 1939.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Anim Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136504383
  • 9786136504384