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No. 2697. Fiat G.49-1 (c/n 1)
Photograph from Fiat
07/21/2007. Designed by Ing. Giuseppe Gabrielli the G.49 advanced
trainer was built in two versions, both fitted with a nine-cylinder
air-cooled radial engine. The pictured G.49-1 was fitted with a 550
hp Alvis Leonides 502/4 Mk.24 and flew for the first time in 1953.
The G.49-2 (MM556 c/n 2) had a 600 hp Pratt & Whitney R.1340S3H1 and
flew for the first time in late September 1952.
Created June 17, 2003