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G55s-3af_

Specifications (G.55/I)Data from "Centauro - The Final Fling"[23] General characteristics Crew: 1 Length: 9.37 m (30 ft 9 in) Wingspan: 11.85 m (38 ft 10 in) Height: 3.13 m (without the antenna mast) (10 ft 3¼ in) Wing area: 21.11 m² (227.23 ft²) Empty weight: 2,630 kg (5,798 lb) Loaded weight: 3,520 kg (7,760 lb) Max takeoff weight: 3,718 kg (8,197 lb) Powerplant: 1 × Fiat R.A 1050 Tifone (license-built Daimler-Benz DB 605A-1) liquid-cooled inverted V-12, 1,085 kW (1,475 hp) Performance Maximum speed: 623 km/h (337 kn, 387 mph (417mph with WEP)) at 7,000 m (22,970 ft) Range: 1,200 km, or 1,650 km with two 100 l (26 US Gal) drop tanks under wings (545 nmi, 627 mi (or 891 nmi, 1,025 mi with drop tanks )) Service ceiling: 12,750 m (41,830 ft) Rate of climb: 5 min 50 sec at 6,000 m (Dimensione Cielo, Caccia Assalto 3 Edizioni Bizzarri, Roma 1972, pag. 15) () Wing loading: 154.0 kg/m² (34.15 lb/ft²) Power/mass: 0.308 kW/kg (0.190 hp/lb) Climb to 7,000 m (22,970 ft): 8.57 min Armament G.55 Serie 0: 1 × 20 mm Mauser MG 151/20 cannon, engine-mounted (250 rounds) 4 × 12.7 mm (.5 in) Breda-SAFAT machine guns, two in the upper engine cowling, two in the lower cowling/wing roots (300 rpg) G.55 Serie I: 3 × 20 mm MG 151/20s, one engine-mounted (250 rounds) and two wing-mounted (200 rpg) 2 × 12.7 mm Breda-SAFAT machine guns in the upper engine cowling (300 rpg) Provision for 2 × 160 kg (353 lb) bombs on underwing racks (N.B. Egyptian and Syrian aircraft used Machine guns in the wings instead of cannon

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