Reluctant to give up the high manueverability of the fighter biplane, the powers that be in the Regia Aeronautica accepted this design in 1939, despite the writing on the wall that monoplanes were the new wave. The British Gloster [...]
Fiat CR.42 CN (Caccia Notturna), 377a Squadriglia Autonoma Intercettori, Palermo (Sicily), 1943
This is the "Falco" of Tenente Luigi Torchio. "Io dormire più non posso" means "I can't sleep anymore".
ICM n. [...]
Well, another kit completed, this time, the long term project of the Fiat people voted for.
Firstly, I wanted to apologise to everyone who voted for this and wanted this to be completed back a year ago! I just never had the mojo to [...]
It's been a while I posted anything. I slowed down a bit but some work done recently among the "half-made stash". I started this kit a year ago parallel with the awful Artiplast CR.32 but couldn't decide what color fits to it [...]
The last of the great biplane fighters to enter service in 1938, the Fiat CR.42 “Falco” (Falcon) became the single most-produced Italian fighter. Agile, light, and regarded by Regia Aeronautica pilots as a wonderful aircraft to fly, [...]