Macchi C.205 / MC.205 Veltro

Fighter

Macci C.205 Veltro © Aldo Bidini
Photo ©: Aldo Bidini (photos at airliners.net)
The Macchi C.205 / MC.205 Veltro is a single-engine single-seat fighter aircraft of WWII produced by the Italian Manufacturer Aeronautica Macchi.
The C.205 / MC.205 is a development of the Macchi C.202 / MC.202 with a Daimler-Benz DB 605 engine (license-built by Fiat).
Crew1
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelFiat RA.1050 RC.58 Tifone
Engine Power1085 kW1455 hp
Speed643 km/h347 kts
  399 mph
Service Ceiling11.000 m36.089 ft
Range985 km532 NM
612 mi.
Empty Weight2.581 kg5.690 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight3.408 kg7.513 lbs
Wing Span10,58 m34 ft 9 in
Wing Area16,8 m181 ft
Length8,85 m29 ft 0 in
Height3,48 m11 ft 5 in
First Flight19.04.1942
Production Statusout of production
Total Production262
Developed fromMacchi MC.202 Folgore
Data for (Version)Macchi MC.205V Veltro
VariantsMacchi MC.205V, MC.205S

[Photo-ID: 12230] Karsten Palt 2016-02-18
Macchi MC.205 Veltro, Italian Co-Belligerent Air Force, MM9546, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2016Macchi
MC.205 Veltro
Italian Co-Belligerent Air Force
Reg.: MM9546
 
composite aircraft using parts from MC.202
Museo Aeronautica Militare [Bracciano, Vigna di Valle]
[Photo-ID: 12231] Karsten Palt 2016-02-18
Macchi MC.205 Veltro, Italian Co-Belligerent Air Force, MM9546, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2016Macchi
MC.205 Veltro
Italian Co-Belligerent Air Force
Reg.: MM9546
 
composite aircraft using parts from MC.202
Museo Aeronautica Militare [Bracciano, Vigna di Valle]
[Photo-ID: 12232] Karsten Palt 2016-02-18
Macchi MC.205 Veltro, Italian Co-Belligerent Air Force, MM9546, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2016Macchi
MC.205 Veltro
Italian Co-Belligerent Air Force
Reg.: MM9546
 
composite aircraft using parts from MC.202
Museo Aeronautica Militare [Bracciano, Vigna di Valle]