Italian Seaplanes.

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  1. CharlesBronson

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    Savoia Marchetti S 55C returning from the Artic. 1928.
     

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    Very cool!

    What a pain to refuel from small cans.
     
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    It was more painful to build it, check this out:
     

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    CANT Z 501 Gabbiano and Z 506 Airone, operations on the Mediterranean, 1941.
     

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    Cool video CB. :thumbup:

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    Thanks.

    This is the Macchi MC 72 record floatplane after achieving 684 kmph in 1933.
     

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    The massive Dornier Do X in italian service. Umberto Maddalena was a famous aviator killed in flying accident in 1931.
     

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    CB, that was one of your best videos you've ever posted. The interior shots were incredible! Thanks!!
     
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    Excellent video CB. :thumbright:


    Wheels
     
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    Thanks guys, the size of the Dornier is, even for today standars, huge. The mechanics could actually repair the engines in flight, you cant do that with an A380 8)
     
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    Another videos of the Macchi Castoldi 72, this time after surpassing 700 kph in 1934
     

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