Aeronautica Macchi C.202 Folgore Engine

Nose and engine of tan Macchi C.202 Folgore aircraft with "H. Baracca" in black script
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Virtually unknown outside Italy, the C.202 Folgore was the best fighter airplane fielded in significant numbers by the Regia Aeronautica (Italian Royal Air Force or RA) during World War II. This airplane demonstrated that Italy could design and build fighter aircraft to world-class standards. Highlighted in this image are the engine of the Aeronautica Macchi C.202 Folgore.

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04/20/2017

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Mark Avino

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A19600332000-NASM2018-10389

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