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Arturo Gaviraghi Engineer,and Amazing Airplane Projects of 1943

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I found them too, i think he worked at Caproni?

number 2 does remind of the Ca365
 

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Do we think these were actually "designs" - or could it be that somebody has just drawn some aircraft on a piece of paper, maybe just from memory or after photographs in magazines... for example the No. 5 reminds me strongly on the PBM-5A Martin Mariner.
 

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Do we think these were actually "designs" - or could it be that somebody has just drawn some aircraft on a piece of paper, maybe just from memory or after photographs in magazines... for example the No. 5 reminds me strongly on the PBM-5A Martin Mariner.

I agree, I think he was a sort of amateur designer, maybe just a guy with drawing skills at that times.
Those aren't real projects at all.
Take for instance the first one, it strongly resembles the countemporary FIAT G-55 except for the side radiators (?).

Anyway his name is completely new to me and never surfaced in official post-war documentation.
 

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the article (which you don't see in the pictures) was written by an engineer "of an important aircraft company", Arturo Gaviraghi, where he describes the theory behind several aircraft types, a fighter, a bomber, etc...
the drawings are probably made by an artist but they are a reproduction of what Gaviraghi is describing.
They probably weren't real projects but there existed similar aircraft
 

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I display the whole article.
 

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Hi,

the Italian engineer,Mr. Arturo Gaviraghi designed a seven amazing airplane Projects,and when I asked
my friend,he discovered this designer went to Argentina after WWII,and involved in FMA Ie.30 Namcu
aircraft design,need to confirmation ?.


arturo Gaviraghi
was my father
he was an engineer and worked as experimental department responsible of caproni during WW2
were he developed several projects, never realized
In 1947 he went to FNA in Cordoba Argentina with the Cesare Pallavicino team were they developed the Nancu considered even today one of the fastest piston powered plane flying at 780 Km/h In the same company another team , lead by German engineer Kurt Tank developed the Pulqui the first argentine jet. between my fathers colleagues Ing Angelo Miele who later worked for Nasa in the US
 

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Thank you Giorgio, I had a feeling he worked at Caproni.
By the way if there are any other projects that you know from mr. Arturo Gaviraghi please post them, thank you
 

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arturo Gaviraghi
was my father
he was an engineer and worked as experimental department responsible of caproni during WW2
were he developed several projects, never realized
In 1947 he went to FNA in Cordoba Argentina with the Cesare Pallavicino team were they developed the Nancu considered even today one of the fastest piston powered plane flying at 780 Km/h In the same company another team , lead by German engineer Kurt Tank developed the Pulqui the first argentine jet. between my fathers colleagues Ing Angelo Miele who later worked for Nasa in the US

Welcome aboard Giorgiogaviraghi,

and your father was great designer,please if you have more Projects or
unknown aircraft in Caproni,please send it.
 

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arturo Gaviraghi
was my father
he was an engineer and worked as experimental department responsible of caproni during WW2
were he developed several projects, never realized
In 1947 he went to FNA in Cordoba Argentina with the Cesare Pallavicino team were they developed the Nancu considered even today one of the fastest piston powered plane flying at 780 Km/h In the same company another team , lead by German engineer Kurt Tank developed the Pulqui the first argentine jet. between my fathers colleagues Ing Angelo Miele who later worked for Nasa in the US

Welcome aboard Giorgiogaviraghi,

and your father was great designer,please if you have more Projects or
unknown aircraft in Caproni,please send it.
Dear Arturo,
We believe that your father's Nancu was one of the fastest piston-powered airplanes ever built. Considering that it was powered by the same Rolls-Royce Merlin engines that powered deHavilland's Sea Hornet. DH Hornet was - famed British test pilot - Eric "Winkle" Brown's favourite prop fighter.
Please share more about your father's work.
 
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