Macchi M.26


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Macchi M.26

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Macchi M.26A three-view drawing (1643 x 1110)

 ENGINE1 x 296hp Hispano-Suiza 42
  Take-off weight1195 kg2635 lb
  Empty weight865 kg1907 lb
  Wingspan9.20 m30 ft 2 in
  Length8.15 m27 ft 9 in
  Height3.00 m10 ft 10 in
  Wing area26.00 m2279.86 sq ft
  Max. speed244 km/h152 mph
  Cruise speed215 km/h134 mph
  Rate of climb325 m/min1050 ft/min
 ARMAMENT2 x 7.7mm

Barry, 05.09.2016 17:49

At the request of the Regia Marina ( Royal Italian Navy) the M.26 was designed in competition with the SIAI S. 58 as a replacement for the Macchi M.7 ter. Although two models were completed the Italian Navy decided to re-engine the S.7's and so no orders were placed. However, the M.26 did form the basis for the later M.41.


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