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Aug 01 2012

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Fiat G.55 to be restored to airworthiness

A Fiat G.55 Centauro during World War II.

According to Aeroplane Monthly, the Fiat G.59B MM53778 is to be restored to its wartime configuration as a Fiat G.55 Centauro. The aircraft belongs to Jerry Yagen’s Military Aviation Museum. Although a German-built DB.605 engine is available, there are doubts that it can be rebuilt to airworthiness and the MAM is looking for an licence-built Fiat or Alfa Romeo engine to power the aircraft.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.worldwarbirdnews.com/2012/08/01/fiat-g-55-to-be-restored-to-airworthiness/

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