Length of G.55's fuselage?

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  1. CPWN

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    Most resources say 9.37m.But the G.55 site says G.55/I is 9.39m.

    G55 - Data Performance

    So G.55/I longer than G.55/0? But G.55/I's empty weight lighter than G.55/0?

    There are also some different data between G.55/0 and G.55/I.Like rudder area
    Vert. tail area in the list.

    Another good site about G.55.:)

    FIAT G.55 "CENTAURO" Walkaround - page 1
     
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    it's two cm difference- that could be extra tail area and is no reason to suggest it couldn't be lighter.........
     
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    From those pictures, the workmanship appears quite good. No wonder it took 9,000 man hours to build one.
     
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    I think the time of G.55's production is good. Spitfire seems need 13,000-15,000 man hours. Hurricane need almost 40,000.

    Another question is about ammo loading. G.55 site says the nose mounted 20 mm cannon could load 380 rounds ammunition,but Wikipedia says it's just 250 rounds?
     
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    where did you get those figures for production times from? because the Hurricane was quicker to build than the spit.............
     
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    From here↓
    Aeroplane Monthly - April 1997

    Maybe I am wrong. Because this seems about restoring planes.:|
     
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