Operation Pedestal SM-79 Alis powers trying to stop resupply of Malta.
Savoia Marchetti SM 79 Sparviero
Scourge of the Mediterranean - Tribute to Capitano Carlo Emanuele Buscaglia by Ivan Berryman. The Savoia Marchetti SM.79s of the 281a Squadriglia were to become notorious for their daring attacks on allied shipping in the Mediterranean from their bases in Libya throughout 1940. Among the most celebrated of Italian pilots was Capitani Carlo Emanuele Buscaglia, seen here claiming another victim in his personal aircraft 281-5.
SM.79 attacking convoy, Malta
SM.79 "Sparviero” "281-5" JP-931, Regia Aeronautica, 281a Squadriglia Autonoma Aerosiluranti, pilotato dal Capitano Emanuele Buscaglia, Godurra (Rodi) 1941
Service of the Italian bomber SM.79 «Sparviero»
Savoia Marchetti SM79 Sparviero
Savoia Marchetti SM 79 Sparviero - Regia Areonautica
Savoia Marchetti SM 79 Sparviero silurante 1942 - Savoia Marchetti SM 84bis silurante 1941