Aircraft Photo of No Reg | Caproni Ca-20 | AirHistory.net #106272
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:No Reg
Aircraft Original Type:Caproni Ca-20
Aircraft Generic Type:Caproni Ca-20
Aircraft Version:Caproni Ca-20
C/n (msn):
Location
City / Airport:Seattle - Boeing Field / King County InternationalMap
Region / Country:Washington, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KBFI   IATA: BFI   Local: BFI   Other: -
Collection:Museum of Flight
 
Photo Date:27 September 2018
Photo by:Peter de Jong
Photo ID: 106272
Photo Comment

Flown in 1914, the Ca 20 was armed with a machine gun placed above the pilot and the propeller disc, and it does look like a harbinger of the fighter aircraft. Only this prototype was built, however. The Ca 20 was largely forgotten, although it was shown at an exposition in Rome in 1936.

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