Savoia S 66

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Savoia S 66

Postby TASSE » Wed May 13, 2009 8:44 pm

Any information on the Savoia S 66 would be welcome.

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Re: Savoia S 66

Postby Louis » Tue May 26, 2009 6:05 pm

First flight Fall 1932
Crew 2+2
Span wings 33,00 m.
Length 16,63
Height 4,93
Wing area 126,70
Power Plant-s 3 Fiat A22R 500cv at first then 3 Fiat A24 R 700cv Peso max
Max weight 11500 kg.
Empty weight 7900 kg.
22 passengers capacity
Max speed 265 km/h
Range 1200 km
Production number 24.
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Re: Savoia S 66

Postby Aeromarino » Thu May 28, 2009 8:52 am

I thought it's nice to have this picture, which I posted once in the old forum again in this threat.

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PS: I tried to get access to this new forum under my real name "Axel Ganz" as in the old one but I failed,
so I chose "Aeromarino"
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Re: Savoia S 66

Postby CapnTony » Sat May 30, 2009 3:01 am

It's, IIRC, an upgraded civil version of the legendary S-55 Torpedo Bomber, a plane best known from Italo Balbo's Med and transatlantic squadron flights.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Savoia-Marchetti_S.55

Here's some videos with awesome footage of Balbo's second Transatlantic from Rome to Chicago and back.:

http://video.google.com/videosearch?q=i ... en&tab=wv#

Here's some basics on the S-66:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Savoia-Marchetti_S.66
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