• Caproni Ca.60 Noviplano Transaereo

    The Caproni Ca.60 Noviplano also known as Noviplano Transaereo, was a nine-wing seaplane created with the intention of becoming the prototype of a transport transatlantic passenger plane with capacity for 100 passengers. The aircraft was powered by eight engines and had three pairs of triple wings. The Ca.60 had two pontoons on each side of …

  • Technique

    This aircraft allowed to verify the equivalence of the tubular fuselage wing, which allows to reduce the wing area to lift equal. The appearance of the aircraft was strongly influenced by the new shape, so that was jokingly called the airplane or airplane barrel barrel; in fact, the result of this revolutionary idea for its …

  • The Stipa-Caproni

    The Stipa Caproni by Luigi Stipa The Stipa-Caproni, also generally called the Caproni Stipa, was an experimental Italian aircraft designed in 1932 by Luigi Stipa (1900–1992) and built by Caproni. It featured a hollow, barrel-shaped fuselage with the engine and propeller completely enclosed by the fuselage—in essence, the whole fuselage was a single ducted fan. …

  • Stipa-Caproni Replica

    The Stipa Caproni Replica in Australia Lynette Zuccoli and Aerotect Queensland designed a 3/5-scale replica of the Stipa-Caproni, accurate even in terms of paint scheme and markings, powered by an Italian Simonini racing engine. They built it in 1998 and in October 2001 succeeded in making two directional test flights with it with Bryce Wolff …