Sunday, September 23, 2012

The Contender

Designed to win the 1929 Schneider Trophy and powered by a 1,798hp W-18 Asso engine, Macchi M.67 was an unlucky craft. Three were built. One crashed during the test flight, killing its pilot, Captain G. Motta. Two other M.67s entered the Schneider race at Calshot, UK - but had to quit due to engine and radiator problems.

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1 comment:

Pablo J. Álvarez said...

Nice era. The Macchi was a incredible plane, like the Supermarine, or Savoia Marchetti, but the war are waiting to spoil the fun.