Caproni Ca.314

The Caproni Ca.314 was an Italian monoplane, twin-engine bomber aircraft used in World War II. Derived from the similar Ca.310, it was used for ground attack and torpedo bomber duties. It was the most extensively built Ca.310 derivative, and included bomber, convoy escort/maritime patrol, torpedo bomber, and ground-attack versions.

Caproni Ca.314
Class Aircraft
Type Bomber
Manufacturer Caproni, Milan
Origin Italy
Country Name Origin Year
Italy 1939
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Hungary View
Italy 1939 1945 View
ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
Caproni, Milan 407 View

Role Bomber/Torpedo bomber
Manufacturer Caproni
Primary users Italian Air Force
Hungarian Air Force
Developed from Caproni Ca.310


General characteristics

  • Crew: 3
  • Length: 11.8 m (38 ft 9 in)
  • Wingspan: 16.65 m (54 ft 8 in)
  • Height: 3.7 m (12 ft 2 in)
  • Wing area: 39.2 m2 (422 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 4,560 kg (10,053 lb)
  • Gross weight: 6,620 kg (14,595 lb)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Isotta-Fraschini Delta R.C.25 (I-DS) inverted air-cooled V-12 piston engine, 540 kW (724 hp) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 395 km/h (245 mph; 213 kn)
  • Range: 1,690 km (1,050 mi; 913 nmi)
  • Service ceiling: 6,400 m (20,997 ft)

Armament

  • Guns: 2 × 12.7 mm (0.500 in) fixed forward-firing Breda SAFAT machine-guns in the wing roots
    1 × 7.7 mm (0.303 in) Breda SAFAT machine gun in a dorsal turret
  • Bombs: Up to 500 kg (1,100 lb)

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