CANT Z.506 Airone

Maritime Utility Float Plane

CANT Z.506S Airone © Aldo Bidini
Photo ©: Aldo Bidini (photos at airliners.net)
The CANT Z.506 Airone is a three-engine maritime utility float aircraft produced by the Italian manufacturer Cantieri Aeronautici e Navali Triestini (CANT). The Z.506 was used for transport, reconnaissance, bombing and search- and rescue.
Crew2-5
Passengers12
Propulsion3 Radial Engines
Engine ModelAlfa Romeo 126 RC.34
Engine Power (each)559 kW750 hp
Speed365 km/h197 kts
  227 mph
Service Ceiling7.850 m25.755 ft
Range2.745 km1.482 NM
1.705 mi.
Empty Weight8.300 kg18.298 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight12.300 kg27.117 lbs
Wing Span26,50 m86 ft 11 in
Wing Area92,8 m999 ft
Length19,45 m63 ft 10 in
Height7,46 m24 ft 6 in
First Flight19.08.1935
Production Statusout of production
Total Production353
Developed fromCANT Z.505
Data for (Version)CANT Z.506B
VariantsCANT Z.506A, Z.506B, Z.506S, Z.509

[Photo-ID: 12184] Karsten Palt 2016-02-18
CANT Z.506 S Airone, Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare), MM45442, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2016CANT
Z.506 S Airone
Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare)
Reg.: MM45442
 
last remaining CANT Z.506
Museo Aeronautica Militare [Bracciano, Vigna di Valle]
[Photo-ID: 12185] Karsten Palt 2016-02-18
CANT Z.506 S Airone, Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare), MM45442, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2016CANT
Z.506 S Airone
Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare)
Reg.: MM45442
 
last remaining CANT Z.506
Museo Aeronautica Militare [Bracciano, Vigna di Valle]
[Photo-ID: 12186] Karsten Palt 2016-02-18
CANT Z.506 S Airone, Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare), MM45442, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2016CANT
Z.506 S Airone
Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare)
Reg.: MM45442
 
last remaining CANT Z.506
Museo Aeronautica Militare [Bracciano, Vigna di Valle]