|The single-engine version of the Caproni Ca.97.|
|Role||Civil utility aircraft|
The Caproni Ca.97 was a civil utility aircraft produced in Italy in the late 1920s and early 1930s. As originally designed, it was a high-wing braced trimotor monoplane of conventional configuration with one engine mounted on the nose and the other two carried on strut-mounted nacelles at the fuselage sides. Examples were also produced with only the nose engine or only the two nacelle-mounted engines.
- Ca.97 : Civil utility transport aircraft.
- Ca.97 Idro : Twin-float seaplane version.
Specifications, single-engine version
- Crew: one-two pilots
- Capacity: six passengers
- Length: 10.70 m (35 ft 2 in)
- Wingspan: 15.95 m (52 ft 4 in)
- Height: 3.35 m (11 ft 0 in)
- Wing area: 40.0 m2 (431 ft2)
- Empty weight: 1,500 kg (3,307 lb)
- Gross weight: 2,495 kg (5,500 lb)
- Powerplant: 1 × Bristol Jupiter, 373 kW (500 hp)
- Maximum speed: 225 km/h (140 mph)
- Range: 1,000 km (621 miles)
- Service ceiling: 7,400 m (24,280 ft)
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- World Aircraft Information Files. London: Bright Star Publishing. pp. File 891 Sheet 09.
- The aviation Factfile: Biplanes, Triplanes & Seaplanes