Macchi C.202 / MC.202 Folgore

Fighter

Macchi MC.202 Folgore © Aldo Bidini
Photo ©: Aldo Bidini (photos at airliners.net)
The Macchi C.202 / MC.202 Folgore is a single-engine single-seat fighter aircraft of WWII produced by the Italian Manufacturer Aeronautica Macchi.
The C.202 / MC.202 is a development of the Macchi C.200 / MC.200 Saetta. The main improvement is the installation of the Alfa Romeo built Daimler-Benz DB 601 engine.
Crew1
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelAlfa Romeo RA. 1000 RC.41 Monsone
Engine Power800 kW1073 hp
Speed600 km/h324 kts
  373 mph
Service Ceiling11.500 m37.730 ft
Range765 km413 NM
475 mi.
Empty Weight2.350 kg5.181 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight2.937 kg6.475 lbs
Wing Span10,58 m34 ft 9 in
Wing Area16,8 m181 ft
Length8,85 m29 ft 0 in
Height3,49 m11 ft 5 in
First Flight10.08.1940
Production Statusout of production
Total Productionca. 1200
Developed fromMacchi MC.200 Saetta
Data for (Version)Macchi MC.202CB
VariantsMacchi MC.202AS, MC.202CB, MC.202R

[Photo-ID: 12228] Karsten Palt 2016-02-18
Macchi MC.202, Italian Air Force (Regia Aeronautica), MM9667, c/n 366, Karsten Palt, 2016Macchi
MC.202
Italian Air Force (Regia Aeronautica)
Reg.: MM9667
c/n: 366
 
one of only two remaining MC.202 in the world
Museo Aeronautica Militare [Bracciano, Vigna di Valle]
[Photo-ID: 12229] Karsten Palt 2016-02-18
Macchi MC.202, Italian Air Force (Regia Aeronautica), MM9667, c/n 366, Karsten Palt, 2016Macchi
MC.202
Italian Air Force (Regia Aeronautica)
Reg.: MM9667
c/n: 366
 
one of only two remaining MC.202 in the world
Museo Aeronautica Militare [Bracciano, Vigna di Valle]
[Photo-ID: 10161] Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Macchi MC.202 Folgore, Italian Air Force (Regia Aeronautica), MM9476, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2014Macchi
MC.202 Folgore
Italian Air Force (Regia Aeronautica)
Reg.: MM9476
 
one of only two remaining MC.202 in the world, history of aircraft unknown
National Air and Space Museum [Washington, DC]
[Photo-ID: 10162] Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Macchi MC.202 Folgore, Italian Air Force (Regia Aeronautica), MM9476, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2014Macchi
MC.202 Folgore
Italian Air Force (Regia Aeronautica)
Reg.: MM9476
 
one of only two remaining MC.202 in the world, history of aircraft unknown
National Air and Space Museum [Washington, DC]