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October 15, 1940
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The Fiat G.12 was an Italian transport aircraft of World War II.
Fiat G.12 Wikipedia
The G.12 was an all-metal low-wing cantilever personnel transport aircraft. It had three radial engines, one mounted on the nose and the other two in wing-mounted nacelles. The engines drove three-blade feathering metal propellers. The mainwheels of its landing gear retracted into the nacelles; the tailwheel was fixed. The flight deck and cabin were fully enclosed. Access was via a portside access door aft of the wing.
The G.12 was designed as a civil aircraft, but served mainly in military roles during the war. Only a limited number were built, some as late as 1944, after the Italian armistice. The G.12 inspired the postwar G.212 "Flying Classroom", the last Italian three-engine transporter. It had a crew of four.G.12C
14-passenger transport aircraft, powered by three 574 kW (770 hp) Fiat A.74 R.C.42 radial engines.
Long-range cargo transport aircraft.
Long-range transport aircraft, fitted with extra fuel tanks. Three built.
Special long-range version, built to fly between Rome and Tokyo. One built.
Troop and cargo transport aircraft.
18-passenger commercial airliner, powered by three Alfa Romeo 128 radial engines.
22-passenger commercial airliner.
22-passenger commercial airliner, powered by three Alfa Romeo 128 radial engines.
22-passenger commercial airliner, powered by three 604 kW (810 hp) Bristol Pegasus 48 radial engines.
22-passenger commercial airliner, powered by three 793 kW (1,065 hp) Pratt & Whitney R-1830-S1C3-G Twin Wasp radial engines.
Royal Hungarian Air Force operated 12 aircraft
Kingdom of Italy
Italian Air Force operated some aircraft until 1956
Kingdom of Italy
Avio Linee Italiane
Ali Flotti Riunite
Alitalia-Linee Aeree Italiane
Data from World Encyclopedia of Military Aircraft
General characteristicsCrew: four
Capacity: 14 troops or 24 civilians
Length: 20.10 m (65 ft 11 in)
Wingspan: 28.60 m (93 ft 10 in)
Height: 4.90 m (16 ft 1 in)
Wing area: 113 m² (1,215 sq ft)
Empty weight: 9,420 kg (20,725 lb)
Loaded weight: 15,000 kg (33,100 lb)
Powerplant: 3 × Fiat A.74 R.C.42 14 cylinder air cooled radial engines, 574 kW (800 hp) each
PerformanceMaximum speed: 390 km/h (242 mph) at 5,000 m (16,400 ft)
Cruise speed: 303 km/h (188 mph)
Range: 2,300 km (1,430 mi)
Service ceiling: 8,500 m (27,900 ft)
ArmamentGuns: 2 × 7.7 mm (.303 in) Breda-SAFAT machine guns