Savoia - Marchetti 79 - II  "Sparviero"

S-M 79

S-M 79

SM 79

 

Type

 Bomber, Torpedo and Reconnaissance plane

Armament

 S.M.79 I-III - 3 x 12,7mm Breda-SAFAT MG
1.000kg bombload
S.M.79B o JR - 5 x 7,7mm Breda-SAFAT MG
1.200kg bombload

Engine

 S.M.79 I - 3 x Alfa-Romeo 126 RC34 9cyl radial engine 780hp each
S.M.79 II - 3 x Piaggio P.XI RC40 14cyl two row radial engine 1000hp each
S.M.79 III - 3 x Alfa Romeo 128 RC-18 radial engine 860hp each
S.M.79-JR - 2 x Junkers Jumo 211Da V-12 1220hp each

Weight

 S.M.79 I - Empty 6.800kg - Max take-off 10.500kg
S.M.79 II - Empty 7.600kg - Max take-off 11.300kg
S.M.79 III - Empty 7.700kg - Max take off 10.050kg
S.M.79-JR - Empty 7.195kg - Max take-off 10.470kg

Crew

 4-5

Speed

 S.M.79 I - 429km/h
S.M.79 II - 434km/h
S.M.79 III - 460km/h
S.M.79-JR - 444km/h

Year of construction

 1936-1944

Quantity

 1200

User

 Italy  Brazil  Iraq  Yugoslavia  Romania and Spain

Manufacturer

 SIAI, Aeronautica Macchi and Industria Aeronautica Romana (RO)