FIAT CR 42 Falco

The remarkable Italian FIAT CR 42 Falco, the only bi-plane able to more than hold it's own against the monoplanes of WWII.

Italian participation in the Battle of Britain was brief and unsuccessful: shot down Fiat being examined by British troops, autumn

THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN  An Italian Fiat CR 42 biplane fighter of 18° Gruppo, 56° Stormo, Corpo Aereo Italiano, which crash-landed at Orfordness in Suffolk during the Regia Aeronautica's only major daylight raid of the Battle of Britain, 11 November 1940. The Italian formation, comprising a dozen BR.20 bombers and their escorts making towards Harwich, was intercepted by Hurricanes of Nos. 17, 46 and 257 Squadrons.

HU An Italian Fiat CR 42 biplane fighter of Gruppo Stormo Corpo Aereo Italiano which crash-landed at Orfordness in Suffolk during the Regia Aeronautica's only major daylight raid of the Battle of Britain 11 November 1940

RAF ground personnel painting the British roundels over an Italian Fiat CR 42 fighter captured intact during the successful 'Operation Compass' offensive, December

A Fiat of the Swedish Air Force, Division Wing) based at Säve, Göteborg in The pilot is Rüne Larssen

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