Partenavia Tigrotto

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P.52 Tigrotto
Role Two-seat cabin monoplane
National origin Italy
Manufacturer Partenavia
First flight 1953
Number built 1

The Partenavia P.52 Tigrotto was a 1950s Italian light aircraft built by Partenavia in Naples.


The Tigrotto was a low-wing cabin monoplane with a retractable tailwheel landing gear. It had two-seats side-by-side and was powered by a 85 hp (63 kW) Continental C65 engine. The prototype and only Tigrotto, registered I-CARB, first flew in 1953.[1]


General characteristics


  • Maximum speed: 235 km/h (146 mph)
  • Cruising speed: 200 km/h (124 mph)



  1. ^ Simpson 1991, p 227


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  • Simpson, R.W. (1991). Airlife's General Aviation. England: Airlife Publishing. ISBN 1-85310-194-X.