The Aerauto PL.5C was a roadable aircraft developed in Italy in the early 1950s. It was a high-wing two-seat monoplane whose wings could be folded to quickly transform it into an automobile. It was different from many such projects in that it used its pusher propeller (powered by a Continental C85) for propulsion not only in the air, but on the road as well. Development was abandoned in 1953.
Data from Jane's All The World's Aircraft 1951–52
- Crew: 1
- Capacity: 1 passenger
- Wingspan: 10.2 m (33 ft 6 in)
- Width: 2.2 m (7 ft 3 in) (wings folded)
- Wing area: 13.2 m2 (142 sq ft)
- Empty weight: 460 kg (1,014 lb)
- Gross weight: 700 kg (1,543 lb)
- Powerplant: 1 × Continental air-cooled flat-four engine, 63 kW (85 hp)
- Maximum speed: 180 km/h (112 mph; 97 kn)
- Cruise speed: 160 km/h (99 mph; 86 kn)
- Range: 800 km (497 mi; 432 nmi)
- Service ceiling: 4,000 m (13,000 ft)
- Rate of climb: 2.72 m/s (535 ft/min)
- Bridgman 1951, p. 150c.
- Bridgman, Leonard (1951). Jane's All The World's Aircraft 1951–52. London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Ltd.
- "Aerauto PL.5C". Retrieved 18 February 2016.
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