Macchi Castoldi MC.72 Idrocorsa

Posted on 12/18/2016 in kit with tags Regia Aeronautica Schneider Cup

Regia Aeronautica – MC72/181, Sottufficiale Francesco Agello, Desenzano del Garda (Italy), October 1934

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  • Waterbirds and Amphibians - Seaborne Aviation, at the Museum of Flight in Seattle WA, from Mar 2 2017 to May 30 2017 (event managed by Bob Hill)

Macchi Castoldi MC.72 Idrocorsa
On October 23rd 1934, piloted by Francesco Agello, an MC 72 set the absolute world speed record for a piston-powered seaplane of 440 mph – a record which still stands over 80 years later
Scale 1:72
Modeler: Paolo Marcucci