Model, Savoia-Marchetti S.55X

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

This model represents the Savoia-Marchetti S.55X flying boat in flown by Italian air Minister, Italo Balbo, flown from Rome to Chicago in 1933.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Manufacturer

Credit Line

Gift of Contessa Maria Fede Caproni Armani

Materials

Wood, plastic, metal

Dimensions

Model: 24.1 x 68.6 x 100.3cm (9 1/2 in. x 27 in. x 39 1/2 in.)

Country of Origin

Italy

Physical Description

Wood, plastic and metal display model of the Savoia-Marchetti S.55X flying boat in gray and black, with dark green hull undersides, color scheme. With black lucite stand. 1/24 scale.

Type

MODELS-Aircraft

Inventory Number

A19830173000