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| ENGINE||1 x 600hp Fiat AS-2|
| Take-off weight||1572 kg||3466 lb|
| Empty weight||1257 kg||2771 lb|
| Wingspan||9.26 m||30 ft 5 in|
| Length||6.73 m||22 ft 1 in|
| Height||2.97 m||10 ft 9 in|
| Max. speed||439 km/h||273 mph|
Designed by Mario Castoldi for the 1926 Schneider trophy race, there were five M.39's built three racers plus two trainers. There was also one static airframe. The specification above is for the trainer version the racer having an 800 h.p. Fiat A.S.2 engine.
On 17th November 1926 Major Mario Bernadini won the Scheider Trophy at Hampton Roads Virginia at a speed of 246.497 mph. Three days later at thesame venue he claimed the absolute world air speed record of 258.874 mph. Castoldi based the later M.52 on the M.39.
|carlo, e-mail, 27.10.2013||reply|
il pilota Silvio Borra perchŤ precipitÚ nel lago di Varese cn un M 39?
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