Fiat G-50 tail wheel question

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  1. blueskies

    blueskies Member

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    On several sources I have come across, the g-50bis has been described as having a retractable tail wheel. Even a set of factory plans seem to show this as being the case.

    However I can not seem to find one photo showing the 50bis as having a retractable tail wheel.

    So what is the story? Was it designed with one only to never have it factory installed? Was it late versions only? Something weirder?
     
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    #2 razor1uk, Mar 15, 2014
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    Possible, its also possible the surviving photos of the G50bis's were of rebuilt G50's.
     
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