Cant Z-1007 Alcione
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The Cant Z.1007 was developed from the Cant Z.506 seaplane, an aircraft that had stablished many world records in the late 1930s. It was a land-based version and incorporated many improvements, especially on the powerplant. Filippo Zapatta, an italian engineer specialized in naval construction, designed the Z.506 and Z.1007 in a totally wooden structure.
The Z.1007 saw action during the later stages of the Battle of Britain, Italian invasion of Greece, bombing campaign over Malta and in the campaigns in North Africa and on the Eastern Front.
Created by: Bertil Nilsson, August 2001.
Adapted to CFS1 with damage profile and repainted in two textures of Regia Aeronautica as: -Cant Z.1007 bis Alcione, #230-4, Corpo Aereo Italiano in Belgio, 1940.
-Cant Z.1007 bis Alcione, #240-5, 16º Stormo Bombardamento Terrestre, Rodi-Egeo 1941.
This virtual model is up-scaled to obtain a better view in Combat Flight Simulator.
Posted 2009-12-24 13:30:17 by Edmundo Abad