Piaggio P.108

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  1. vikingBerserker

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    Does anybody know of any good informational resources on the Piaggio P.108?
     
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    i note the comparation with B-17G was unright, saw the operational time line of P. 108 need comparate with B-17F and E
     
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    Hi vikingBerserker,
    I have some info could send to you, if interested send me your mail address.
    Cheers
     
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    Hi Marcogrifo:

    P.108s are said to have made at least one claim for Mosquito shot down by defensive fire. Would you have any dates for such incidents?

    Thx,

    mhuxt
     
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    Hi mhuxt,
    sorry to say, I don't know anything about that story but the reported losses of P.108s during the few encounters with allied fighters.
    Anyway, I'll ask on a well informed italian forum about your request.

    Cheers
     
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    Thanks for that Marcogrifo, it's very kind.

    The information I once saw posted re: this was apparently from Storia Militare" October-November 2002, but I've never been able to check.

    Thanks,

    mhuxt
     
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    Hi vikingBerserker, I also have some info on this aircraft. Looking for somthing specfic?
     
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    Ah, OK.
    BTW I have both numbers of Storia Militare you mentioned and there's there a long article about night operations of axis airforce against allied landing force in Sicily in 1943: I read it again and I can say for sure there's nothing about Mosquito claims by P.108s.
    And the same answer I got from people by italian WWII aviation forum: none knows nothing at the moment.

    Cheers :)
     
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    Many thanks for that Marcogrifo, much appreciated.

    If I can push my luck, I wonder if the article mentions anything about any Piaggio losses *to* Allied nightfighters?

    In any case, thanks again for your time effort in checking the defensive fire information.

    Cheers,

    mhuxt
     
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    #12 Micdrow, Jul 3, 2009
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    A few pictures from a variety of sources.
     

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    Beautiful, THANKS!
     
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    My friend, you are incredible, THANK YOU!!!!!
     
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    VB, I have the Ali d' Italia book. Is there something specific you were looking for?
     
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    Thanks verner for the offer. I was luckly enough to get a copy of it. It's an excellent book for what I need. The main thing now is looking for paint jobs.

    Thanks again for the offer.

    David
     
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