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Offline hesham

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Re: Italian WW2 High-altitude bomber project
« Reply #15 on: February 06, 2019, 01:42:12 pm »
OK my dear Arjen,

but I check from every pages at first,so I didn't keep its direct link.

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Re: Italian WW2 High-altitude bomber project
« Reply #16 on: February 09, 2019, 03:00:26 pm »
Hasan, your link is incomplete. It should be
Apertura alare di 38 metri ( 7 piu del B-17 ) ...4 motori P.XII RC 100 ...piu' un DB605 solo per gli accendisigari e la pressurizzazione della cabina ..3 torrette binate per la difesa e carico da 5 tonnellate (10x500kg) ... Puntamento tedesco
Fed this to google translate ...
Wingspan of 38 meters (7 more than the B-17) ... 4 engines [Piaggio] P.XII RC 100 ... plus a DB605 only for the cigarette lighter and the pressurization of the cabin ..3 twin turrets for the defense and loading from 5 tons (10x500kg) ... German gunnery control

I suspect that the DB605-driven compressor supercharged the engines as well as pressurizing the cockpit. It looks like German HZ-Anlage equipment, as used on the Hs130E and Do317. In fact, with its Germanic remote armament, the project looks rather like an entrant in the German Bomber-B competition.