Savoia-Marchetti SM.82 Canguru

Transport Aircraft / Bomber

Savoia-Marchetti SM-82PW Canguru © Aldo Bidini
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The Savoia-Marchetti SM.82 Canguru is a three-engine bomber and transport aircraft produced by the Italian manufacturer Savoia-Marchetti. The SM.82 was very limited used as a bomber.
The SM.82 had a capacity for up to 40 troops. The maximum weapon load and freight payload was up to 4000 kg (8818 lb). The SM.82 was in service with the Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare Italliana) until the early 1960s.
Propulsion3 Radial Engines
Engine ModelAlfa Romeo 128 RC.21
Engine Power (each)708 kW949 hp
Speed370 km/h200 kts
  230 mph
Service Ceiling6.000 m19.685 ft
Range3.000 km1.620 NM
1.864 mi.
Empty Weight10.550 kg23.259 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight18.020 kg39.727 lbs
Wing Span29,68 m97,4 ft
Wing Area118,6 m1277 ft
Length22,90 m75,1 ft
Height6,00 m19,7 ft
First Flight1939
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1939-1944
Total Production721
Developed fromSavoia-Marchetti SM.75
VariantsSavoia-Marchetti SM.82P, SM.82bis, SM.82 LATI, SM.82LW, S.82PW