Fiat G.55 Centauro

Fighter

Fiat G.55 Centauro © Aldo Bidini
Photo ©: Aldo Bidini (photos at airliners.net)
The Fiat G.55 Centauro is a single-engine single-seat fighter aircraft produced by the Italian manufacturer Fiat Aviazione.
Total production of the G.55 includes 274 wartime & 75 post war produced airplanes.
Crew1
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelFiat RA.1050 RC.58 Tifone
Engine Power1085 kW1455 hp
Speed630 km/h340 kts
  391 mph
Service Ceiling12.700 m41.667 ft
Range1.200 km648 NM
746 mi.
Empty Weight2.630 kg5.798 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight3.718 kg8.197 lbs
Wing Span11,85 m38 ft 11 in
Wing Area21,1 m227 ft
Length9,37 m30 ft 9 in
Height3,13 m10 ft 3 in
First Flight30.04.1942
Production Statusout of production
Total Production349
Data for (Version)Fiat G.55/1
VariantsFiat G.55/0, G.55/1, G.56, G.59

[Photo-ID: 12200] Karsten Palt 2016-02-18
Fiat G.55 Centauro, , , c/n , Karsten Palt, 2016Fiat
G.55 Centauro
 
rebuilt from a Fiat G.59 (MM53265), displayed in Aeronautica Nazionale Repubblicana c/s
Museo Aeronautica Militare [Bracciano, Vigna di Valle]
[Photo-ID: 12201] Karsten Palt 2016-02-18
Fiat G.55 Centauro, , , c/n , Karsten Palt, 2016Fiat
G.55 Centauro
 
rebuilt from a Fiat G.59 (MM53265), displayed in Aeronautica Nazionale Repubblicana c/s
Museo Aeronautica Militare [Bracciano, Vigna di Valle]
[Photo-ID: 12202] Karsten Palt 2016-02-18
Fiat G.59, Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare), MM53276, c/n 81, Karsten Palt, 2016Fiat
G.59
Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare)
Reg.: MM53276
c/n: 81
 
Museo Aeronautica Militare [Bracciano, Vigna di Valle]
[Photo-ID: 12203] Karsten Palt 2016-02-18
Fiat G.59, Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare), MM53276, c/n 81, Karsten Palt, 2016Fiat
G.59
Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare)
Reg.: MM53276
c/n: 81
 
Museo Aeronautica Militare [Bracciano, Vigna di Valle]