Savoia-Marchetti / SIAI S.64
Страна: Италия
Год: 1928

Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation

Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation

Savoia-Marchetti S.64 (Italy)

   Developed specifically for attempts at world duration and distance records. Power was provided by a 372.6 kW (500 hp) Fiat A.22T engine. During May and June 1928 the S.64 set up three new world records, culminating with a distance of 8,188.8 km (5,088.275 miles) covered in a closed circuit.
THE NON-STOP SOUTH ATLANTIC FLIGHT: The Savoia-Marchetti S 64 monoplane, fitted with a 550 h.p. Fiat A. 22T engine, on which Capt. Ferrarin and Major del Prete made a non-stop flight from Rome to Brazil