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Ca.314
Role Bomber/Torpedo bomber
Manufacturer Caproni
Primary users Italian Air Force
Hungarian Air Force
Developed from Caproni Ca.310

The Caproni Ca.314 was an Italian monoplane, twin-engine bomber aircraft used in World War II. Derived from the similar Ca.310, it was used for ground attack and torpedo bomber duties. It was the most extensively built Ca.310 derivative, and included bomber, convoy escort/maritime patrol, torpedo bomber, and ground-attack versions.

Variants[]

Ca.314

  • Ca 314A : Twin-engine bomber aircraft.
  • Ca 314-SC (Scorta) : Convoy escort, maritime patrol aircraft.
  • Ca 314B : Torpedo bomber aircraft. Also known as the Ca 314-RA.
  • Ca 314C : Ground-attack aircraft.

Operators[]

 Italy
 Hungary

Specifications (Ca.314A)[]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 3
  • Length: 11.80 m (38.7 ft)
  • Wingspan: 16.65 m (54.63 ft)
  • Height: 3.70 m (12.1 ft)
  • Wing area: 39.2 m² (421.9 ft²)
  • Empty weight: 4,560 kg (10,053 lb)
  • Loaded weight: 6,620 kg (14,595 lb)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Isotta-Fraschini Delta R.C.25 I-DS, 540 kW (724 hp) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 395 km/h (245 mph)
  • Range: 1,690 km (1,050 mi)
  • Service ceiling: 6,400 m (20,997 ft)

Armament

  • Guns: 2 × 12.7 mm (0.5 in) (in wing roots), 1 × 7.7 mm (.303 in) (in dorsal turret) Breda SAFAT machine guns
  • Bombs: Up to 500 kg (1,102 lb)
  • See also[]

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