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Caproni Ca.314

Caproni Ca.314

The Caproni Ca.314 was an Italian twin-engine attack/torpedo bomber aircraft, used in World War II.

Role Attack aircraft/light bomber/torpedo bomber
Manufacturer Caproni
Primary users Italian Air Force
Hungarian Air Force
Developed from Caproni Ca.310

Derived from the similar Ca.310, the Ca.314 was used mainly for ground attack and torpedo bomber missions. It was the most extensively-built Ca.310 derivative, and included variants dedicated to light bomber, convoy escort/maritime patrol, torpedo bomber, and ground-attack.


Ca 314A
Light bomber.
Ca 314-SC (Scorta)
Convoy escort, maritime patrol aircraft, 73 built.
Ca 314B
Torpedo bomber aircraft. Also known as the Ca 314-RA, 80 built.
Ca 314C
Ground-attack aircraft, 254 built.


 Kingdom of Italy

Specifications (Ca.314A)

Data from Italian Civil and Military aircraft 1930–1945[2]

General characteristics

  • Crew: three
  • Length: 11.8 m (38 ft 9 in)
  • Wingspan: 16.65 m (54 ft 8 in)
  • Height: 3.7 m (12 ft 2 in)
  • Wing area: 39.2 m2 (422 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 4,560 kg (10,053 lb)
  • Gross weight: 6,620 kg (14,595 lb)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Isotta-Fraschini Delta R.C.25 (I-DS) inverted air-cooled V-12 piston engine, 540 kW (724 hp) each


  • Maximum speed: 395 km/h (245 mph, 213 kn)
  • Range: 1,690 km (1,050 mi, 910 nmi)
  • Service ceiling: 6,400 m (21,000 ft)


  • Guns:
    2 × 12.7 mm (0.500 in) fixed forward-firing Breda SAFAT machine-guns in the wing roots
    1 × 7.7 mm (0.303 in) Breda SAFAT machine gun in a dorsal turret
  • Bombs: Up to 500 kg (1,100 lb)

See also

Related development

Aircraft of comparable role, configuration, and era

Related lists


  1. aeroflight
  2. Thompson, Jonathan W. (1963). Italian Civil and Military aircraft 1930–1945. USA: Aero Publishers Inc. ISBN 978-0-8168-6500-0. LCCN 63-17621.
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